The anticovid vaccination card with the complete scheme will be required to enter public places.
From December 1, it will be mandatory in Colombia to present the anticovid card with the complete vaccination schedule in public placesannounced President Iván Duque.
“To continue advancing in the safe reactivation of our economy, as of December 1, the Vaccination card requirement will be expanded from one dose to complete schedules. We encourage Colombians to get vaccinated and protect those vaccinated, “said the president through the Twitter account.
For his part, Minister of Health, Fernando Ruíz Gómez, indicated that the requirement of the card will be mandatory “to enter discos, bars … it must be with the full scheme. This implies, gentlemen, we do not want a Christmas with outbreak problems, we do not want a bitter January ”.
The Minister of Health called on mayors and governors to reopen vaccination points that have been closed in the last days to guarantee the application of the anticovid doses. In the case of Bogota, several shopping centers stopped working for it, as well as the Movistar Arena.
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“We invited mayors, health secretaries, ESE directors, if vaccination points were closed, to reopen them, to vaccinate the population in the most accelerated way, ”Ruíz said, stressing that the conditions are in place at the national level to accelerate the process.
There are around 4.2 million Colombians who have not come to have the second dose administered, despite the fact that they should have already received it, so the Government asked them to approach the mass stations and complete the vaccination scheme.
Since November 16, public places such as stadiums, bars, restaurants, cinemas, entertainment events, Among others, they must require the document to be physical or digital to those over 18 years of age. As of November 30, for people over 12 years old.