Colombia has exceeded 150,000 coronavirus cases in the past few hours after registering more than 5,000 cases in a single day, just as the capital, Bogotá, is preparing to quarantine on Monday due to the increase in infections.
According to the latest Ministry of Health bulletin, a further 5,083 cases were counted on the last day, a total of 150,445, and 188 new deaths in which 5,307 had already died.
Of the total, the Colombian authorities said there were 81,360 active cases, while 63,451 patients passed COVID-19.
Bogotá remains the area most affected by the pandemic in Colombia. In these 24 hours, he registered another 2,116 cases, which corresponds to a total of 49,644.