Colombia's COVID-19 death toll surpasses 21,000

Source: Xinhua| 2020-09-06 11:05:13|Editor: huaxia

BOGOTA, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Colombia registered 8,394 new COVID-19 cases and 268 more deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the country's total to 658,456 cases and 21,156 fatalities, the Health Ministry said Saturday.

Meanwhile, a total of 507,770 patients have recovered from the disease.

Officials said international flights are expected to resume later this month and land borders could open in October.

The country's migration authority said that it would present a newly-designed application so that international travelers can shorten their waiting time to minimize the risk of COVID-19 infection during the entry or exit process. Enditem