RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Colombia will extend the compulsory isolation measures against the pandemic until May 31st and then begin a gradual economic reactivation process, announced President Iván Duque on Tuesday, May 19th. The initial date for ending the quarantine was May 25th.

The government has decided to maintain isolation for another week, although, in theory, the disease has progressed in a controlled manner since the first contagion was detected on March 6th. Sectors such as retail and non-coronavirus-related medical care may begin normalizing once the restrictions are lifted. Domestic and international flights will not yet be . . .

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