Colombia leaves behind deadliest phase of pandemic and accelerates immunization

Despite the decrease in the figures, the authorities are concerned that the Delta variant increases transmissibility and reduces the efficiency of control measures.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the lowest numbers of deaths and infections in four months, Colombia begins to leave behind the third peak of the Covid-19 pandemic while immunization advances and already covers 25% of the country's population. However, concerns persist about the Delta variant and the rejection of the vaccine critics.

The Ministry of Health reported on Monday 6,636 new coronavirus infections, the lowest figure since March 24, when 5,986 were reported, and 218 deaths from the disease, the lowest number of deaths since April 5, when 199 were recorded.

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