Chile exceeds 3,000 covid patients in ICU, but over 70 years reach the lowest level | National

On Wednesday morning, in its daily report on the pandemic, the Government reported that our country exceeded for the first time the three thousand covid-19 patients hospitalized in an Intensive Care Unit (FIA). Specifically, there are 3,029 people in this situation. Of these, 2,620 are connected to a mechanical ventilator according to the details provided … Read more

Minsal publishes influenza vaccination schedule

In the afternoon, and after the announcement of tougher measures to face the coronavirus pandemic, such as the advancement of the curfew, border closure and limitation of the sale of products to those essential; the Minsal unveiled the Influenza vaccination schedule. The vaccine whose dose should be administered annually, will begin its vaccination campaign this … Read more

Minsal confirms first case of New York variant of Covid-19 in Chile

The seremi of Health of Antofagasta, Rossana Diaz, confirmed the first case in the country of variant B.1.526, o de New York, of the Covid-19. The case was confirmed in a 46-year-old patient from the Antofagasta commune, after the infected, detected through the regional surveillance of travelers, He will travel to Lima in the previous … Read more

7,326 new cases: Chile continues without reaching a ceiling and increases record of assets and ICU patients | National

Meanwhile, Valparaíso and Maule scored new highs for daily cases this Sunday. While 7 regions marked a positivity above the average, even reaching 18%. The Ministry of Health, in a new report on the situation of the pandemic in Chile, reported 7,326 new cases, the third highest daily record since covid-19 arrived in the country, … Read more

Chile adds more than 23 thousand infections in 4 days and is dangerously close to the record levels of 2020 | National

The Ministry of Health, in its report this Sunday, reported 5,734 new cases of covid-19, 3,911 symptomatic and 1,493 without symptoms, completing four consecutive days above the threshold of 5,000 cases, in which period it has added 23,211 infections. Thus, the total number of people who have been diagnosed in the country reaches 891,110. Of … Read more

After 3 days of classes, 43 schools already present cases of covid-19 | National

On Thursday morning, at the launch of an active case search and traceability strategy in school establishments, the Ministry of Education (Mineduc) announced that they are already 43 schools nationwide that have confirmed a symptomatic case of covid-19 from the return to the classroom, as of Monday, March 1. The information was provided by the … Read more

“We will not return to normality until June 30”

In the midst of a balance in which the health authorities spoke of the management of the pandemic one year after the first case in Chile, Minister Enrique Paris obtained positive accounts regarding the plans applied to control the virus and its results. However, he was emphatic in emphasizing that the crisis has not ended … Read more

Minsal reports 2,747 new cases and 24 deaths: ICU patients reach the highest level since July | National

Chile accumulated 26,881 confirmed cases in seven days and the 64% of all deaths were over 70 years old, according to La Moneda. On Tuesday morning, the Ministry of Health (Minsal) reported 2,747 new confirmed infections of covid-19 in Chile, 1,963 with symptoms and 643 without signs of the disease. 517 of them are from … Read more

Government presents “Autumn Plan” to prevent the outbreak of the pandemic

This Saturday, the Chilean government presented the “Autumn Plan” with the aim of avoiding an increase in COVID-19 cases during the coming months. The initiative contemplates inter-ministerial work to prevent a regrowth after the end of the summer. From a health point of view, it is intended strengthen the strategy of testing, traceability, isolation, access … Read more

Green card: experts value proposal for trips abroad, but not within Chile | National

The Government is analyzing the possibility of implementing a “green card” for those who are vaccinated with the two doses of available vaccines against covid-19. The proposal would have been analyzed with leaders of the Prosur forum, an instance attended by President Sebastián Piñera together with Foreign Minister Andrés Allamand and the Minister of Health, … Read more