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Coronavirus Report - September 24, 2020

Coronavirus Report - September 24, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 24, 2020

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

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Chile and the European Union connect their electronic phytosanitary certification systems

Chile and the European Union connect their electronic phytosanitary certification systems

Foreign Trade
September 24, 2020

Chile’s Agricultural and Livestock Service (SAG) already operates electronically with Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Argentina, Sri Lanka and the United States. This has resulted electronic phytosanitary certification representing around 70% of total annual phytosanitary certification.

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Twelve municipalities in the Metropolitan Region transition to the Preparation step and four municipalities in southern Chile enter into quarantine

Twelve municipalities in the Metropolitan Region transition to the Preparation step and four municipalities in southern Chile enter into quarantine

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step by step
September 23, 2020

As part of the COVID-19 report, health authorities also stated that in order to travel between regions in Step 3, 4 or 5, a permit must be obtained from the Virtual Police Station as well as a sanitary passport.

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President Piñera announces progress made in obtaining potential Covid-19 vaccines

President Piñera announces progress made in obtaining potential Covid-19 vaccines

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September 24, 2020

President Piñera announced agreements made with COVAX, a global initiative led by WHO and Pfizer-BioNtech laboratory. Also, he spoke of the reserve of vaccines being developed by the AstraZeneca-Oxford University project, combined with new partnerships with other laboratories.

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Minister Palacios announces that the reopening of restaurants in municipalities in Step 3 has meant the recovery of over 10,000 jobs

Minister Palacios announces that the reopening of restaurants in municipalities in Step 3 has meant the recovery of over 10,000 jobs

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step by step
September 22, 2020

The Minister highlighted the importance of allowing some industries to return to certain levels of activity.

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Gradual “Paso a Paso” (step-by-step) strategy

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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

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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

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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

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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”

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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

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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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