BOGOTA, Jan. 23 Colombia’s National Institute of Health released data on Coronavirus pandemic on Jan. 23, showing that the country has 15,551 new confirmed cases, with a cumulative total of more than 2 million cases, amounting to 202,969 cases; 396 new deaths, with a cumulative total of 50,982 deaths.
According to the data, the capital Bogota has a total of 587,675 confirmed cases, accounting for about 30% of the total number of cases diagnosed in the country.
Brother health and social security minister Ruiz said the same day, Coronavirus recovered people already have some immunity to the virus, in the vaccination priority will be adjusted downward.
According to the national vaccination plan previously announced by the Ministry of Health and Social Security, the country’s vaccination work is scheduled to be officially launched in February, health care workers, people over 60 years old, patients with underlying diseases, primary and secondary school teachers, etc. will be given priority in vaccination.
Since last December, the pandemic has rebounded significantly in Colombia.
Bogota is currently on red alert, and the city has been under a curfew for several weeks, with a home quarantine on weekends, a ban on non-essential movement of people and a suspension of some commercial activities.
In addition, curfews, alcohol bans, traffic restrictions by ID number and other pandemic prevention measures have been reinstated in many parts of Colombia.
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