July 13 coronavirus news

By Helen Regan, Steve George, Meg Wagner, Melissa Macaya, Mike Hayes and Veronica Rocha, CNN

Updated 8:15 p.m. ET, July 13, 2020
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12:00 a.m. ET, July 13, 2020

Bolivian economy minister tests positive for Covid-19

From CNN's Claudia Dominguez in Atlanta

Bolivia's Economy Minister Oscar Ortiz is the country's latest Cabinet member to test positive for coronavirus, a list that includes interim President Jeanine Anez. 

The Economy Ministry released a statement on Sunday announcing that Ortiz had tested positive for the virus, adding that he is in good health. 

The ministry tweeted a video message from Ortiz, where he confirms he tested positive after feeling ill around noon on Saturday.

"I started feeling tired, feeling down and feeling muscle pain," he said, adding that later that night he was tested and the results came back positive.

Ortiz said that the Minister of Production Development Abel Martinez would take over his tasks during his absence. 

Bolivia's stand-in President Jeanine Anez, who also tested positive for the virus on July 9, wished Ortiz "a speedy recovery" and said he was "essential for the country's economic reactivation."

At least four other top Bolivian government officials have tested positive in recent days, including Health Minister María Eidy Roca, Minister of the Presidency Yerko Nunez Negrette, Minister of Mines Jorge Fernando Oropeza, and the commander of the armed forces, Gen. Sergio Orellana.

Bolivia has at least 47,200 confirmed coronavirus cases and 1,754 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. 

11:59 p.m. ET, July 12, 2020

Colombia tops 150,000 Covid-19 cases

From CNN's Stefano Pozzebon in Bogota, Colombia

Colombia surpassed 150,000 confirmed coronavirus cases on Sunday after its health ministry reported 5,083 new infections in the past 24 hours.

The country's total number of Covid-19 cases is now 150,445 -- the 5th highest number of cases in Latin America, following Mexico, Chile, Peru and Brazil, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The health ministry also recorded 188 new deaths on Sunday, bringing Colombia's death toll from the virus to 5,307.

On Friday, officials implemented new lockdown measures, based on geographic zones for the capital city, Bogota, where 49,644 cases have been registered so far.

Additionally, the national government announced the extension of the nationwide quarantine through August 1. 

11:59 p.m. ET, July 12, 2020

Disney guests won't receive ride photos if they weren't wearing masks

From CNN's Natasha Chen

Disney guests in the US will not receive their ride photos if they were not wearing a mask on the ride. 

The public relations director at Walt Disney World said that the company has an existing policy of suppressing photos if someone is doing something unsafe on the ride.

Not wearing a mask is consistent with that policy.

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