Colombia's COVID-19 death toll surpasses 23,000

Source: Xinhua| 2020-09-15 10:14:09|Editor: huaxia

BOGOTA, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Colombia reported 199 deaths from COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, taking the national death toll to 23,123, the Health Ministry said on Monday.

Meanwhile, 5,573 COVID-19 cases were registered, bringing the nationwide tally to 721,892, the ministry said.

A total of 606,925 patients have so far recovered from the disease, it said.

The Colombian Transplant Association warned that as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, organ donation in the country has been substantially reduced and more patients on the waiting list are dying. Enditem