From this Wednesday at 12:00 am until next Sunday, December 27 at 11:59 pm in Bogotá, the sale of alcohol and the consumption of intoxicating beverages in public spaces will be prohibited , as announced by Mayor Claudia López.
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Likewise, the local president pointed out that depending on how the speed of contagion of coronavirus behaves, the announced measures will be more flexible.
Regarding the New Year’s Eve celebration, the mayor pointed out that the announced measures and restrictions will also be in force on December 30 from 00:00 hours and until January 3 at 11:59 p.m.
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Among other measures, parties in public spaces will be prohibited in the city , as provided for in the Police Code.
According to the Mayor’s Office, this measure arises especially for the celebrations of December 24 and 31 when families celebrate Christmas and New Years. “We have all had a difficult year and we know how important it is to share at Christmas and close this 2020 with peace of mind, that is why we cannot relax and neglect to take care of covid-19, now more than ever we have to take care of ourselves. We are only going to have small family gatherings, without excess liquor, maintaining biosecurity measures and tranquility at home, ”said the mayor.
The president insisted that the Christmas and New Year’s meetings be held, if possible, through Zoom, Meet and the other platforms that allow video calls. However, the mayor explained that for those who decide to meet, do so with their family nucleus and that the meeting does not have more than 10 people.