Colombia ramps up vaccinations as COVID-19 infections surge
Source: Colombia Reports
Colombia’s health authorities have ramped up vaccination the elderly as a surge in COVID-19 infections is threatening to collapse the country’s healthcare system.
The Health Ministry reported Saturday that the day before almost 120,000 people received a vaccine shot, which is more than twice as many as the same day last week.
President Ivan Duque has vowed that 35 million people will be vaccinated against the coronavirus before the end of the year as part of his National Vaccination Plan.