Colombia's COVID-19 cases reach 945,354, deaths hit 28,616

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BOGOTA, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- The number of COVID-19 infections rose to 945,354 in the past 24 hours in Colombia, after tests detected 8,372 new cases, Colombian health authorities said Friday.

The country's death toll climbed to 28,616 after 159 more COVID-19 fatalities were reported in the same period of time, while 837,001 people have recovered, according to the health ministry.

The Colombian government has extended the selective quarantine phase until the end of October to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Enditem

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