Colombia’s Bogotá Puts Three Neighborhoods in Quarantine Once More

Home to a combined 2.7 million people, Bogota’s neighborhoods of Usaquen, Suba, and Engativa will enter strict quarantines with restrictions on movement and the shuttering of non-essential retail, as well as restaurants and bars, until January 18th, the mayor’s office said.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Colombia’s capital Bogotá will implement strict two-week quarantines in three neighborhoods beginning Tuesday to try and control a second wave of coronavirus, the mayor’s office said on Sunday, January 3rd.

Home to a combined 2.7 million people, Bogotá’s neighborhoods of Usaquen, Suba, and Engativa will enter strict quarantines with restrictions on movement and the shuttering of non-essential retail, as well as restaurants and bars, until January 18th, the mayor’s office said.

“We’re taking action due to the accelerated increase in the occupancy of COVID intensive care units that . . .

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