Latest News for: Bogota holidays


Colombia brings back lockdowns as coronavirus cases rise

The Journal 05 Jan 2021
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) � As the holiday season winds down, Colombia is experiencing a sharp rise in coronavirus infections that has prompted several cities to impose curfews and stay at home measures that had not been implemented for months ... In Bogota, 23 hospitals � out of 60 � reported on Monday that their ICU wards were fully occupied.

Colombia’s Bogota puts three neighborhoods in quarantine once more

Metro USA 04 Jan 2021
BOGOTA (Reuters) – ... People returning to Bogota from other parts of Colombia following the holiday period must isolate for at least one week, Gomez added, while limits to when people can shop or visit banks based on their national identity number will continue across the city.

Colombia heads into 2021 with calls for quarantines to fight pandemic uptick

Metro USA 31 Dec 2020
BOGOTA (Reuters) – A holiday season uptick in coronavirus infections will give Colombia a rocky start to 2021, Health Minister Fernando Ruiz said on Thursday, while doctors called for quarantines in hard-hit areas ... Coronavirus cases in Colombia have ticked upwards over the holidays with an all time high of 14,941 new cases reported on Dec.

At The Washington Post, Marty Baron’s Exit Is Now a Question of “When, Not If”

Vanity Fair 22 Dec 2020
TBD,” Baron replied ... In a separate staff memo the following day, Baron announced those jobs would include new breaking-news hubs in Europe and Asia and new foreign bureaus in Sydney and Bogota, as well as expansions to the audience and visual-journalism teams. All of this holiday cheer was clearly the peg for Baron’s Reliable Sources segment ... — .

Colombia to receive 1.7 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine in February

Metro USA 21 Dec 2020
BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia will receive its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE in February, the country health ministry said on Monday ... Capital Bogota on Monday returned to restrictions that allow just one person per household to go shopping and restrict entrance to stores and restaurants.
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