According to the data prepared by Johns Hopkins University that records coronavirus cases worldwide, Colombia surpassed South Africa and now occupies the sixth position in the list of countries with the most reported infections.
The five countries that lead the list of global infections (26,140,922) exceed one million cases, with the exception of Colombia and Peru. In the United States, for example, 6,137,974 infections are reported; Brazil has 3,997,865; India registers 3,853,406 and Russia, remains in fourth position with 1,006,923 cases.
The data show in the most recent update in Colombia there are 633,339 cases, 324 above the African country that registers 633,015 and 23,700 below Peru, a country that is located in fifth place in the table with 657,129 infections.
Colombia reports that 7.5% of tests yield a positive result, indicating an increase in confirmed casesTo combat this spread and ensure preparedness, the Ministry of Health continues to request a low use of hospitals so that Intensive Care Units can treat non-covidual pathologies again
Source: El Tiempo