Coronavirus in Colombia prevention measures. Are you a traveler? Read our blog.
For the past few months, we have been immersed in a number of actions and information related to COVID-19 known as Coronavirus.
What is COVID-19 and how is it produced?
It is an infectious disease caused by a new virus that generates respiratory problems such as the flu (influenza) with symptoms like cough, fever, general malaise etc. Infection occurs when a sick person coughs or sneezes and expels virus particles that come in contact with other people. There are still no cases in children and the majority of people in whom death has occurred have been in the elderly or people with diseases. (Taken from Minsalud). You should read Q&A on coronavirus (COVID-19)
The truth about coronavirus
is it considering dangerous Coronavirus? We don’t know. The only certainty is that the World Health Organization (WHO) considers it a pandemic: an epidemic disease that spreads in several countries of the world simultaneously.
All governments need to take action. Coronavirus has a lot of people infected and the cases of deaths.
Coronavirus in Colombia prevention measures.
Colombia has 54 official cases of coronavirus. Among the most important Coronavirus in Colombia prevention measures for our sector we can mention:
– Non-nationals and non-residents in Colombia cant entry into the country.
– All Colombian passengers and foreign residents will have mandatory preventive isolation for 14 days.
– 23 protected eco-tourism areas in Colombia temporarily closed. For example the Tayrona National Natural Park and the Sierra Nevada National Natural Park – Ciudad Perdida
We all have the responsibility to take basic preventive measures that the main health authorities of Colombia have given us, in accordance with the instructions of the WHO, to avoid more people with Coronavirus.
General prevention measures
Within these measures we can highlight:
-Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.
– Maintain social distancing: Maintain at least 1-metre distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
– Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth
– Use of face masks for people with flu symptoms.
– Avoid sneezing in front of other people and do it with the inside of the elbow.
– Limited use of public transport or visiting crowded areas.
– Avoid physical contacts such as greeting kisses and hugs.
– Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
– Be at home.
What to do if I am in Santa Marta Colombia?
However,If you are in Santa Marta, have recently traveled abroad or have had contact with foreigners and have flu-like syndromes, you should call the local helpline set up by the district government +57 312 8070326.
If you have any service with us and you travel to Tayrona Park or Ciudad Perdida between March 17 to 31, 2020 we will contact you to reschedule your trip. ¿Are your trip after March 31? we will notify you if there is anything new. If you cannot travel you can contact us and we will evaluate the situation. More information contact us through our main channel firstname.lastname@example.org
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