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Bogotá leaves Red Alert for gradual and safe reopening

  • Bogotá leaves Red Alert for gradual and safe reopening
    The decision is due to the drop in Covid-19 cases, after the end of the year peak, the arrival of vaccines and the critical situation of businesses Bogotá leaves Red Alert for gradual and safe reopening
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By Héctor Calvo
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The decision is due to the drop in Covid-19 cases, after the end of the year peak, the arrival of vaccines and the critical situation of businesses

The Capital of Colombia begins a stage of eliminating restrictions for the almost eight million citizens. The mayor Claudia López will make the decision as a result of the drop in Covid-19 cases, after the end of the year peak, the arrival of vaccines and the critical situation of businesses

In recent days, the city's health authorities reported that the application of biosecurity measures that are obviously not necessary, such as taking the temperature when entering supermarkets or shopping centers, or using the mats with alcohol to clean footwear.

The elimination of the bill and cedula is also studied, the system by which, according to the document number, one could go to large commercial stores to buy. This measure as time went by was highly criticized because it affected people and mainly businesses

Regarding the vaccination campaign, this Thursday, February 18, the vaccination of essential medical personnel began, which will be distributed in 7 health centers.

In this first stage, Bogotá received 12,582 doses, of which 12,318 will be applied and 265 remainders will be left, which will function as a reserve.