COVID-19 pandemic in Colombia
|COVID-19 pandemic in Colombia|
|First outbreak||Wuhan, China (globally)|
Milan, Italy (locally)
|Arrival date||6 March 2020|
(1 year, 10 months, 1 week and 5 days)
|Confirmed cases||5,0 millions|
Cases[change | change source]
On 12 March, four more cases were confirmed, two in Bogotá and two in Neiva. Authorities declared a health emergency, suspending all public events involving more than 500 people, as well as implementing measures intended to keep cruise ships from docking in any national port.
Response[change | change source]
As of 17 March, Colombia is not allowing entry to those who are not Colombian citizens, permanent residents or diplomats.
References[change | change source]
- "Twitter". mobile.twitter.com (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 7 March 2020. Retrieved 6 March 2020.
- "Colombia confirma su primer caso de COVID-19". www.minsalud.gov.co (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 9 March 2020. Retrieved 6 March 2020.
- @MinSaludCol (6 March 2020). "#ATENCIÓN" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- "Colombia confirma su primer caso de COVID-19". minsalud.gov.co.
- "Coronavirus en Colombia". ins.gov.co. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
- "Colombia declares health emergency to tackle coronavirus". reuters.com. 12 March 2020.
- "Coronavirus: Which countries have travel bans?". cnn.com. 17 March 2020. Retrieved 17 March 2020.