Colombia reports 17,190 new COVID-19 cases

FILE PHOTO: Doctors and nurses treat a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the El Tunal hospital, in Bogota, Colombia

Colombia registered 17,190 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, taking its nationwide tally to 2,774,464, the ministry of health and social protection said Sunday.

The country also reported 465 more deaths, raising the national death toll to 71,351, said the ministry.

According to the ministry, a total of 4,400,615 doses of vaccine have been applied in the South American country, and 1,391,979 people have received a second jab.

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