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Coronavirus Report - August 07, 2020

Coronavirus Report - August 07, 2020

Coronavirus
Reportes Oficiales
August 7, 2020

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

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Labor Ministry publishes “Paso a Paso Laboral” (step by step in the workplace): a roadmap focused on workers and employers

Labor Ministry publishes “Paso a Paso Laboral” (step by step in the workplace): a roadmap focused on workers and employers

Coronavirus
Official Information
August 5, 2020

The document contains important information that everyone in the workforce should know about making workplaces safe and continuously safeguarding the lives and health and safety of workers.

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Canada, Chile and New Zealand sign new global agreement on trade and gender

Canada, Chile and New Zealand sign new global agreement on trade and gender

Coronavirus
Foreign Trade
August 5, 2020

The agreement will promote gender and trade policies that are mutually reinforcing, and will open up new opportunities to increase women's participation in trade, as part of other efforts to improve gender equality and women's economic empowerment.

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Minister Walker announces the gradual reopening of Chile’s national parks

Minister Walker announces the gradual reopening of Chile’s national parks

Coronavirus
Tourism
August 5, 2020

The announcement comes as part of the Government’s Paso a Paso (Step-by-step) plan and will be in effect until the end of November, depending on the situation in each region of the country. Group activities limited to a maximum of 15 people, short safety presentations, and payment by credit card are some of the measures that will go into effect tomorrow as the Alerce Costero National Park in the Los Ríos Region reopens.

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Chile initiates clinical study for COVID-19 vaccine

Chile initiates clinical study for COVID-19 vaccine

Coronavirus
Reportes Oficiales
August 4, 2020

The Government has decided to support the clinical trial headed by Universidad Católica and Sinovac, with a state contribution of 2.6 billion Chilean pesos (around US$3.4 million).

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May 13, 2020

Action plan implemented by the government of Chile to face Covid-19 emergency

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Gradual end to confinement begins in Los Ríos and Aysén regions and collective single permit announced for soccer players and high-performance athletes

Coronavirus
July 14, 2020
Gradual end to confinement begins in Los Ríos and Aysén regions and collective single permit announced for soccer players and high-performance athletes

The Health Minister stressed the importance of individual and societal responsibility in those regions and nationally.

Health Ministry reports lowest positivity rate in the last 7 days

Coronavirus
July 14, 2020
Health Ministry reports lowest positivity rate in the last 7 days

Health Minister Enrique Paris reported a nationwide positivity rate of 16% for coronavirus testing following visits to the healthcare network and sanitary residences in the Arica and Parinacota region.

Pacific Alliance Vice Ministers meet to approve projects designed to mitigate the economic impact of the pandemic

Coronavirus
Foreign Trade
July 11, 2020
Pacific Alliance Vice Ministers meet to approve projects designed to mitigate the economic impact of the pandemic

They expect to launch cooperation projects in areas such as education, jobs, tourism, SMEs and gender using resources from the Pacific Alliance Cooperation Fund, the IDB and the European Union.

President Piñera announces plan to protect the middle class with housing, education and financial benefits: “The middle class needs reassurance and opportunities for the future”

Coronavirus
Reportes Oficiales
July 7, 2020
President Piñera announces plan to protect the middle class with housing, education and financial benefits: “The middle class needs reassurance and opportunities for the future”

The approximately US$1.5 billion program benefits more than a million families.

Chile: One of the main innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems in Latin America presented in TNW Netherlands

Foreign Trade
July 6, 2020
Chile: One of the main innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems in Latin America presented in TNW Netherlands

The invitation was made jointly with Colombia, both of whom are member countries of the Pacific Alliance which have also placed a strong emphasis to the regional promotion and strengthening of innovation and entrepreneurship

Corfo and the Science Ministry invite health centers to test protective equipment selected in the COVID19 Innovation Challenge

Coronavirus
July 4, 2020
Corfo and the Science Ministry invite health centers to test protective equipment selected in the COVID19 Innovation Challenge

4,000 masks, shields and protective suits have been made available through the Colaboratech platform to healthcare institutions that need them and will provide feedback for their developers.

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