After the alarm that Bogotá suffers due to the extremely high occupation of Intensive Care Units in Bogotá, the governor of Cundinamarca, Nicolás García Bustos, promised to help Bogota citizens with the ICU in the department. The municipalities where they would take Bogota citizens with coronavirus in Cundinamarca.
Well, we already know that the municipalities that would come to help Bogotá will be Facatativá, Girardot, Fusagasugá and Soacha, García Bustos assured on RCN Radio.
However, in the center of the country it is worrying that Cundinamarca is also growing in the number of ICUs occupied, currently going by 50%.
Cundinamarca had already donated their beds in the ICU for the Cundinamarcans in the La Samaritana and Santa Laura hospitals. The municipalities where they would take Bogota citizens with coronavirus in Cundinamarca.
Colombia approached this Sunday the 200,000 infected by coronavirus in a day in which the Ministry of Health reported 6,578 new cases and 220 died from COVID-19.
With today’s data, the country reached 197,278 positive cases, of which 98,355 are still active (49.8% of the total), and accounts for 6,736 deaths (3.41% of those infected).
The number of recovered on the day was 5,957, the highest in a single day, for a total of 91,793, equivalent to 46.5% of those who have contracted the coronavirus.
In the last hours, 24,079 samples were processed, with a cumulative to date of 1,210,063 tests.
The highest number of confirmed infections today was in Bogotá (2,867), followed by the department of Antioquia (959) and Atlántico (652).
They were followed by Magdalena (232), Valle del Cauca (221), Bolívar (218), Nariño (207), Sucre (206), Cundinamarca (186), Córdoba (125), Caquetá and Cesar (both 104).
Of the 220 deaths registered this Sunday, 69 occurred in Bogotá and 40 in the Atlántico department, which continue to be the places where COVID-19 rages most in the country.