National Defense Minister Alberto Espina and Interior Minister Gonzalo Blumel have announced that more military and police personnel are to be deployed to enforce the quarantine measures decreed by the Executive Branch. The announcement was made following a meeting with the National Defense Chief for the Metropolitan Region, General Carlos Ricotti.
41 Chilean tourism companies have earned Sernatur’s Seal of Sustainability, which certifies that they have implemented sustainable practices in their businesses.
In the daily report on the COVID-19 pandemic in Chile, it was announced that 1,373 new people had been infected with the virus. All were diagnosed through a positive CRP test; 1,317 of them have presented symptoms and 56 people have not shown any clinical symptoms.
Health Minister Jaime Mañalich stated that these measures will be applied with greater frequency throughout Chile.
The Health Minister reported that the Chilean capital city, Santiago, has the greatest increase in cases.
The competition will finance initiatives that address possible responses to the Coronavirus pandemic from various fields of scientific research and technological development.