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Coronavirus Report - March 31, 2020

Coronavirus Report - March 31, 2020

Coronavirus
Reportes Oficiales
March 31, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

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President Piñera enacts Covid-19 bonus for families and benefits for businesses: "We are helping all the vulnerable people affected by the coronavirus crisis"

President Piñera enacts Covid-19 bonus for families and benefits for businesses: "We are helping all the vulnerable people affected by the coronavirus crisis"

Coronavirus
Reportes Oficiales
March 30, 2020

The law includes the Covid-19 bonus of 50,000 Chilean pesos (around US$60) per family dependent that will benefit around 2.8 million people, a capital injection of US$500 million for the state-owned bank BancoEstado to help SMEs, together with a decrease to 0% in stamp duty.

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Foreign Affairs Minister Ribera announces an operation to bring 300 Chileans home from Colombia, as well as the arrival of over 600 Chileans from different countries

Foreign Affairs Minister Ribera announces an operation to bring 300 Chileans home from Colombia, as well as the arrival of over 600 Chileans from different countries

Coronavirus
March 30, 2020

Furthermore, in the last few hours 190 citizens who had previously been unable to leave Mexico City have arrived in Chile on a Latam flight.

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Chile’s Treasury Ministry receives the Sovereign Issuer of the Year Award 2019

Chile’s Treasury Ministry receives the Sovereign Issuer of the Year Award 2019

Investment
March 31, 2020

The award recognized the high certification and verification standards of the Green Bond Framework, and the portfolio of selected projects.

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Health Ministry reports 2,449 cases of COVID-19 in Chile

Health Ministry reports 2,449 cases of COVID-19 in Chile

Coronavirus
March 30, 2020

During the last 24 hours, 310 people have been diagnosed with the virus, 128 of them in the Metropolitan Region.

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The Health Ministry announces quarantine for the cities of Chillán and Osorno

The Health Ministry announces quarantine for the cities of Chillán and Osorno

Coronavirus
March 30, 2020

The measure was announced in this Sunday’s report, which also revealed that the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Chile had reached 2,139.

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President Piñera announces benefits to facilitate the payment of electricity and water bills and provide free internet

President Piñera announces benefits to facilitate the payment of electricity and water bills and provide free internet

Coronavirus
March 28, 2020

Noteworthy measures to postpone the payment of electricity, potable water and wastewater bills for the duration of the state of disaster and ensure internet connectivity for existing clients in the 40% poorest homes.

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Health Ministry introduces Health Residences for individuals subject to COVID-19 quarantine

Health Ministry introduces Health Residences for individuals subject to COVID-19 quarantine

Coronavirus
March 28, 2020

Anyone who tests positive for Coronavirus will be offered the opportunity to stay in one of the facilities.

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December 2, 2019

Agreement for Social Peace and a New Constitution

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Government and mayors agree to create COVID Roundtable to address the health emergency

Coronavirus
March 21, 2020
Government and mayors agree to create COVID Roundtable to address the health emergency

The announcement came after Health Minister Jaime Mañalich, Interior Minister Gonzalo Blumel and President Sebastián Piñera met with the mayors of Puente Alto, Gérman Codina; Estación Central, Rodrigo Delgado; and Padre Hurtado, José Miguel Arellano.

Conaf closes all national parks, national reserves and natural monuments throughout the country due to the Covid-19 outbreak

Coronavirus
Tourism
March 20, 2020
Conaf closes all national parks, national reserves and natural monuments throughout the country due to the Covid-19 outbreak

In addition, the authorities also instructed the closure of the entire network of urban parks throughout Chile.

Chilean Government orders preventive quarantine in Easter Island

Coronavirus
Tourism
March 20, 2020
Chilean Government orders preventive quarantine in Easter Island

The measure goes into effect this Thursday March 19th and for the next 14 days, in order to protect the zone from potential Covid-19 contagion.

Minister Prokurica accelerates a package of special measures for small-scale miners due to the COVID-19 outbreak

Investment
Coronavirus
March 20, 2020
Minister Prokurica accelerates a package of special measures for small-scale miners due to the COVID-19 outbreak

The minister also spoke about the price of copper, saying that while this is a difficult situation, it is temporary.

The Treasury Ministry amends the mechanism for selling US dollars to provide more information regarding the Treasury’s participation in the local market

Investment
Official Information
March 19, 2020
The Treasury Ministry amends the mechanism for selling US dollars to provide more information regarding the Treasury’s participation in the local market

The Public Finance Report for the fourth quarter of 2019 forecast the Central Government’s financing requirements for 2020 at US$17,536 million, which will be financed by issuing Treasury bonds and selling Public Treasury financial instruments.

The President of Chile declares a State of Constitutional Exception and Catastrophe in the entire country

Coronavirus
Official Information
March 18, 2020
The President of Chile declares a State of Constitutional Exception and Catastrophe in the entire country

The measure is designed to protect the logistics chain and the movement of medical supplies and patients, safeguard borders and guarantee the production and distribution chains in order to secure supplies, among other things. It would also allow measures such as quarantines and curfews to be imposed.

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