President Ivan Duque and his relatives have not been infected.
The Administrative Department of the Presidency of Colombia reported that 13 people who work at the government’s headquarters tested positive to COVID-19.
«On Wednesday, tests were conducted on the President of the Republic, his advisors, support team, as well as the people who make up the president’s primary security team, all with negative results,» Dapre informed.
From the infected management personnel, five Dapre members tested positive and the remaining eight are Presidency headquarters’ security staff. All of them remain in domiciliary isolation under medical assistance.
DAPRE briefed the government would implement an 80 percent staff reduction, home working strategies, and biosecurity protocols during the pandemic.