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Colombia hits grim milestone of 1,000,000 coronavirus cases (source — metro.co.uk) 25/10/2020 13:21:01

It is the second Latin American country to hit the marker in a week, following Argentina.

Colombia reaches 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases (source — www.independent.ie) 25/10/2020 04:57:54

Colombia reached 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases on Saturday, becoming the second country in Latin America to report that number in less than a week.

Coronavirus live news: UK records 174 deaths; Colombia due to surpass 1m cases (source — www.theguardian.com) 24/10/2020 18:53:24

Polish president Andrzej Duda tests positive for Covid-19UK could be urged to keep windows open in effort to curb Covid-19Coronavirus vaccine final-stage testing to restart in USWhich countries have t...

Coronavirus live news: anti-lockdown protesters march in central London; Colombia due to surpass 1m cases (source — www.theguardian.com) 24/10/2020 17:03:37

Polish president Andrzej Duda tests positive for Covid-19UK could be urged to keep windows open in effort to curb Covid-19Coronavirus vaccine final-stage testing to restart in USWhich countries have t...

Another rider positive as Giro heads toward uncertain finish (source — www.independent.co.uk) 20/10/2020 11:45:41

Colombian cyclist Fernando Gaviria has tested positive for the coronavirus and has been withdrawn from the Giro d’Italia

The Latest: Colombian cyclist at Giro d'Italia positive (source — www.independent.co.uk) 20/10/2020 11:04:56

Colombian cyclist Fernando Gaviria has tested positive for the coronavirus and has been withdrawn from the Giro d’Italia

Cruise ship doctor who became anxious about coronavirus spread found hanged in his cabin (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 17/10/2020 11:16:02

A CRUISE ship doctor who became anxious about the crew on-board contracting Covid-19 hanged himself in his cabin, an inquest heard. Colombian medic Roman Palacios Holguin was the doctor aboard the res...

Pandemic forces Colombia family to live in banquet hall (source — www.independent.co.uk) 14/10/2020 03:04:18

Colombia has been gradually reopening its economy following six months of restrictions for the coronavirus pandemic

'We're being massacred': Colombia accused of failing to stop murders of activists (source — www.theguardian.com) 08/10/2020 08:00:28

At least 223 social leaders have been murdered this year as Amnesty International report condemns government inactionActivists in Colombia have warned that they continue to face extermination despite ...

Coronavirus live news: UK reports 22,961 new cases as global total passes 35m (source — www.theguardian.com) 04/10/2020 23:37:31

Country reports big jump amid data issues; more than 35 million cases globally, with US, India, Brazil, Russia and Colombia the worst hitUS coronavirus – latest news on Donald Trump after positive tes...

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