Colombia is already registered More than 400 people die every day Due to the coronavirus, this number has pushed hospitals in major cities to the limit and plunged the country into a situation not experienced during the peak period before.
The country reported 448 new deaths this Monday. Last week was the deadliest since the pandemic began, with more than 3,020 deaths reported. 71,351 in total, The authorities predict that the situation will deteriorate.
According to Dr. Jhon Parra, the head of the center’s intensive care unit, the third wave experienced “quite difficult”, “severe and severe” in hospitals such as Tunal in the southern city of Bogotá. “More and more patients are arriving, and the condition is getting worse. In the early age of 20 to 60, the mortality rate is close to 50%. Almost one person was saved and the other died.”
“Bed occupations have increased dramatically. We We vacated five beds and received 13 requests every day, Regret the doctor.
Bogotá, Colombia, the main focus of the disease, total 770,603 infections and 15,342 deaths, Obviously depressing numbers.
The Mayor of Bogotá, Claudia López (Claudia López) went to the social network on Monday, stressing that everyone is Prevent system crash” And it is possible to “continue to serve all those who need it.”
Therefore, in order to raise awareness, the mayor warned that the intensive care unit in Bogotá 91% of people are occupied, However, in this case, not only the capital of the country, but also its neighboring countries have also spent their crucial days.
According to a report by López, Villavicencio, the capital of the Meta sector, reports that 100% occupancy rate Tunja, the capital of Boyaca province, accounts for 85%; Cundinamarca, where Bogotá is the capital, accounts for 100%.
In the case of Antioquia Governor Luis Fernando Suárez, he warned a few days ago that he was approaching “Death Tsunami” Due to the pandemic, its capital, Medelín, is still drowning, trying to take care of all the sick.
Colombia registered its Death record To date, covid-19, 465 and the pandemic have caused 2,787,303 infections.
The crisis has caused several state and local authorities to block a nationwide strike called by the Workers’ Central, teachers and other departments of the country this Wednesday. Oppose tax reform It was submitted by the Iván Duque government to Congress for discussion and levied more taxes on the middle class.
Mayor Lopez opened the capital’s public television channels and radio stations to social organizations of the capital’s general strike so that “they can publicize the reasons”.
During the peace talks with the guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia at the time, Humberto de la Cale, the head of the government’s negotiating team, also joined the request to avoid riots.
“The coming 15 hard days. There are many reasons to criticize Duke. However, this emergency is not a one-party system. This is a matter of uniting society. You can balance what has been done and what has not been done. But now, everyone is united with extreme caution and discipline. The matter is serious”, expressed on social networks.
In the face of these protests, the nightlife sector called for demonstrations in various parts of the country (including Bogota and Medellin) on Monday to show their protest. Protest against closures, curfews and bans Applied to the capital.