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National government eliminates home hours during mandatory preventive isolation extension

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Bogotá D.C.
12 Apr 2020

Through Decree 536 of 2020, the National Government eliminated paragraph 5 of Decree 531 of 2020, which established a schedule from six in the morning to eight at night for addresses during the extension of mandatory preventive isolation.


As explained by the Minister of the Interior, Alicia Arango Olmos, "the schedule governed for exceptions 12 and 23 of Decree 531 of 2020, related to the face-to-face marketing of basic necessities in food markets, warehouses, markets, wholesale supermarkets and retailers and retail markets, and the marketing of products from gastronomic establishments and venues, through electronic commerce platforms and/or for home delivery ".

The head of the political portfolio reiterated her call for residents to comply with the protection measures.

"They must have all the biosecurity measures, such as face masks, gel, gloves and maintain a distance of 2 meters between each person," said Minister Arango Olmos.

Decree 536 of 2020



Author: Press room

The Ministry

Sala de Prensa

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