Covid-19 pandemic: Colombia proposes new restrictions to avoid third peak

The Colombian president detailed that the municipalities now under observation due to an increase in the curve of cases are: Bogotá, Manizales, Armenia, Tunja, Barranquilla, Monteria, Leticia, and Pereira.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Colombian President, Iván Duque, announced on Sunday, April 4, a series of recommendations to local authorities to restrict mobility and avoid a "third painful peak" of the coronavirus pandemic.

The measures, which will apply from midnight on Monday, April 5, until midnight Monday, April 19, vary according to the level of occupancy of intensive care units (ICU) in each city and, in the most extreme case, including the restriction of mobility between six in the evening and five in the morning where occupancy exceeds 85%.

"We apply these measures in a preventive and anticipatory . . .

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