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- On Monday February 15th, 2021
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Number of Contagions:2,190,116
Number of deaths: 57,425
The government announced that the vaccination campaign will begin on February 20th with vaccines that have been negotiated with Sinovac, Pfizer, Astra Zeneca, Moderna, Jansen and Sputnik V.
On the other hand, the “Fondo de Acceso Global para vacunas (Covax)” confirmed that Colombia will also receive in February the immunizations for Pfizer and Astra Zeneca that are already included in the national plan and are approved by the government-
About the vaccine distribution it will be done according to the citizens in each territory besides the availability and the epidemiological behavior.
About some measures, the government announced some protocols for bars, is estimated that more than 30,000 establishments between restaurants and bars have closed but now the government issued some protocols to start with tests for bars, it is expected a faster implementation, so the crisis don’t increase.
Commerce and industrial production have decreased between 7.8 and 8% in 2020 due to the pandemic, especially in April and may where the measures where stricter and several economic sectors had to close. The industries that had more reduction were automotive, clothing, metal, and petroleum, among others.
On the other hand, the ones that had a better development were food production for animals, windmill products, food articles and oil.
RECOMENDACIONES PARA TRANSPORTE AEREO COMERCIAL. Talking about air transportation, the government reinforced the biosecurity measures in national and International flights, and they added some recommendations such as use of facemask for all people older than 2 years, use of N95 face mask for people older than 60 years, be quiet during the flight and for flights that are less than 2 hours, food and beverage re not permitted.