According to the report of the Ministry of Health this Saturday, January 8, 2022, in Colombia 31,170 new cases of covid-19 were reported in the last hours. This, after 72,514 tests were processed (38,035 of PCR and 34,479 of antigens).
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To date, 30,321,933 tests have been processed in the country. Thus, Colombia has reached 5,300,032 confirmed coronavirus cases since the pandemic began, in March 2020.
On the other hand, the report shows 38 more deaths from the virus, of which 35 correspond to previous days. With this update, the total number of deaths in Colombia rises to 130,288.
In total, there are 121,853 cases that remain active in Colombia.
In the last 24 hours, in addition, 12,292 recovered patients were reported. Thus, there are already 5,029,052 patients who have overcome covid-19 in the country to date.
Regarding the progress of the National Vaccination Plan, the health authority reported that, with a cut-off at 11:59 pm this Thursday, January 6, 65,895,507 doses of the vaccine against covid-19 have been applied in the country. Of that figure, 33,281,472 correspond to the first dose; 23,535,210 at second dose; 3,710,208, booster doses, and 5’368,617 are from the single-dose vaccine.
In Colombia, 28,903,827 people already have the complete vaccination scheme.