Bogota [Colombia], February 8 (ANI/Xinhua): Colombia reported 300 more deaths from COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing the country's death toll to 55,993, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection said Sunday.
Meanwhile, up to 6,009 new COVID-19 cases were registered, taking the country's total caseload to 2,157,216.
Colombian President Ivan Duque announced earlier this month that the country will launch a mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Feb. 20.
The government has extended the health emergency over COVID-19 till Feb. 28, urging people to avoid crowds and observe safety measures. (ANI/Xinhua)