August 11, 2020
coronavirus
Official Information

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

Gradual “Paso a Paso” (step-by-step) strategy
Steps forward (or back) will be gradual and determined based on ongoing monitoring of health criteria. Take a look at what each phase of this plan entails.

The steps in the “Paso a Paso” strategy

Quarantine <-> Transition<-> Preparation<-> Initial Opening<-> Advanced Opening

What can I do?

Stay at home. You may only leave your home to shop or complete essential tasks using an individual permit that can be obtained online at comisariavirtual.cl (two per week).

Comply with the curfew. Don’t go out between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. unless you have an emergency pass due to a medical emergency or the death of a direct relative.

Go to work if you work in an essential service and you have a collective permit.

If you are over the age of 75, you may take a 60-minute walk once per day on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays between 10 a.m. and 12 noon or between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. You are limited to a 200-meter radius around your home.

Every time you go out, with the corresponding authorization, you must wear a mask, practice social distancing and remember to take precautions such as washing your hands or using hand sanitizer.

Which entities are allowed to open in my municipality?

Pharmacies, supermarkets and other shops that sell food and essential products, as well as healthcare facilities and public service offices. All of these entities must follow the established protocols.

What is prohibited in my municipality?

The operation of senior citizen clubs and daycare centers.

The operation of cinemas, theaters, bars, nightclubs and similar locations.

Restaurants and cafés are banned from serving the public.

The functioning of gyms that are open to the public.

Engaging in physical activity that requires leaving your home.

Holding social and recreational events and gatherings.

Entering and exiting National Minors’ Service (SENAME) facilities and long-term care residences for the elderly (ELEAM).

Traveling to a second home.

Freely crossing borders by land and air.

Performing non-critical elective surgery except for major ambulatory surgery and procedures involving no more than one night of hospitalization.

In-person classes at educational establishments.

What can I do?

You may leave your home on weekdays (Monday to Friday), but you may not go to a location that is subject to quarantine.

Stay at home on weekends and holidays. On those days you may only leave your home to shop or complete essential tasks using an individual permit that can be obtained online at comisariavirtual.cl (one permit per week).

Comply with the curfew. Don’t go out between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. unless you have an emergency pass due to a medical emergency or the death of a direct relative.

You may go to work if the location is not subject to quarantine, or in an area subject to quarantine if it is an essential service and you have a collective permit.

Participate in social and recreational gatherings of up to 10 people in open locations and five people in closed locations (apart from your residence).

If you are over the age of 75, you may take a 60-minute walk once per day on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays between 10 a.m. and 12 noon or between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. You are limited to a 200-meter radius around your home.

Athletic activities are permitted on weekdays (Monday to Friday) and only in urban parks, protected forest areas and similar locations, and open areas that may be freely accessed by the public. Spectators are not allowed. You may engage in group sports with up to 10 people.

Every time you go out, with the corresponding authorization, you must wear a mask, practice social distancing and remember to take precautions such as washing your hands or using hand sanitizer.

Which entities are allowed to open in my municipality?

Pharmacies, supermarkets and other shops that sell food and essential products, as well as healthcare facilities and public service offices.

Stores and other non-essential activities may open as long as they are staffed by employees who live in a municipality that is in Transition or not subject to quarantine.

All open businesses and entities must follow the established protocols.

What is prohibited in my municipality?

The operation of senior citizen clubs and daycare centers.

The operation of cinemas, theaters, bars, nightclubs and similar locations.

Restaurants and cafés are banned from serving the public.

The functioning of gyms that are open to the public.

Engaging in physical activity that requires leaving your home on Saturdays, Sundays or holidays.

Holding social and recreational events and gatherings on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Traveling to a second home.

Entering and exiting National Minors’ Service (SENAME) facilities and long-term care residences for the elderly (ELEAM).

Freely crossing borders by land and air.

Performing non-critical elective surgery except for major ambulatory surgery and procedures involving no more than one night of hospitalization.

In-person classes at educational establishments.

What can I do?

You may leave your home any day of the week, but you may not go to a location that is subject to quarantine.

Comply with the curfew. Don’t go out between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. unless you have an emergency pass due to a medical emergency or the death of a direct relative.

You may go to work if the location is not subject to quarantine, or in an area subject to quarantine if it is an essential service and you have a collective travel permit or unique collective permit.

Participate in social and recreational gatherings with up to 50 people.

Engage in physical activity and participate in group sports with up to 5 people in closed locations (except for gyms with public access) and up to 25 people in open areas. Spectators are not allowed.

If you are over the age of 75, you may take a 60-minute walk once a day, any day of the week, between 10 a.m. and 12 noon or between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Every time you go out, you must wear a mask, practice social distancing and remember to take precautions such as washing your hands or using hand sanitizer.

Which entities are allowed to open in my municipality?

Pharmacies, supermarkets and other shops that sell food and essential products, as well as healthcare facilities and public service offices.

Stores and other non-essential activities may open as long as they are staffed by employees who live in a municipality that is not subject to quarantine.

All open businesses and entities must follow the established protocols.

What is prohibited in my municipality?

The operation of senior citizen clubs and daycare centers.

The operation of cinemas, theaters, bars, nightclubs and similar locations.

Restaurants and cafés are banned from serving the public.

The functioning of gyms that are open to the public.

Engaging in physical activity with over 25 people in open locations and more than 5 people in closed locations.

Holding social and recreational events and gatherings with more than 50 people.

Entering and exiting National Minors’ Service (SENAME) facilities and long-term care residences for the elderly (ELEAM).

Traveling to a second home.

Freely crossing land and air borders unless the respective authority indicates otherwise.

Performing non-critical elective surgery except for major ambulatory surgery and procedures involving no more than one night of hospitalization, unless the respective authority indicates otherwise.

In-person classes at schools except for in exceptional situations at the request of the mayor and complying with health conditions.

What can I do?

You may leave your home any day of the week, but you may not go to a location that is subject to quarantine.

Comply with the curfew. Don’t go out between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. unless you have an emergency pass due to a medical emergency or the death of a direct relative, until this condition is modified by the authorities.

You may go to work if the location is not subject to quarantine, or in an area subject to quarantine if it is an essential service and you have a collective travel permit or unique collective permit. 

Participate in social and recreational gatherings with up to 50 people.

If you are over the age of 75, you may take a 60-minute walk once a day, any day of the week, between 10 a.m. and 12 noon or between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Engage in physical activity and participate in group sports with up to 10 people in closed locations (except for gyms with public access) and up to 50 people in open areas. Spectators are not allowed.

Every time you go out, you must wear a mask, practice social distancing and remember to take precautions such as washing your hands or using hand sanitizer.

Which entities are allowed to open in my municipality?

Pharmacies, supermarkets and other shops that sell food and essential products, as well as healthcare facilities and public service offices.

Stores and other non-essential activities may open as long as they are staffed by employees who live in a municipality that is not subject to quarantine.

Restaurants, cafés and similar businesses may open at up to 25% capacity or provided they ensure that tables are placed at least two meters apart.

Theaters, cinemas and similar entities may open at up to 25% capacity but food and beverages may not be consumed.

The Education Ministry will establish a plan for gradually returning to in-person instruction in educational establishments once the health conditions are met.

Non-critical elective surgeries may be rescheduled unless the authority indicates otherwise.

All open businesses and entities must follow the established protocols.

What is prohibited in my municipality?

The operation of senior citizen clubs and daycare centers.

The operation of bars, nightclubs and similar locations.

The functioning of gyms that are open to the public.

Holding social and recreational events and gatherings with more than 50 people.

Entering and exiting National Minors’ Service (SENAME) facilities and long-term care residences for the elderly (ELEAM).

Traveling to a second home.

What can I do?

Everyone, including individuals over the age of 75, may go out any day of the week, but you may not go to a location that is subject to quarantine.

Comply with the curfew. Don’t go out between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. unless you have an emergency pass due to a medical emergency or the death of a direct relative until this condition is modified by the authorities.

You may go to work if the location is not subject to quarantine, or in an area subject to quarantine if it is an essential service and you have a collective travel permit or unique collective permit. 

Participate in social and recreational gatherings with up to 150 people.

Travel to a second home only if it is in a location that is also at the Advanced Opening stage.

Engage in physical activity. Up to 50% venue capacity is allowed for spectators.

Every time you go out, you must wear a mask, practice social distancing and remember to take precautions such as washing your hands or using hand sanitizer.

Which entities are allowed to open in my municipality?

Pharmacies, supermarkets and other shops that sell food and essential products, as well as healthcare facilities and public service offices. 

Stores and other non-essential activities may open as long as they are staffed by employees who live in a municipality that is not subject to quarantine.

Restaurants, cafés, theaters, cinemas and similar businesses may open at up to 75% capacity.

Bars, nightclubs and similar businesses may open at up to 50% capacity.

Gyms that are open to the public may open at up to 50% capacity.

The Education Ministry will establish a plan for gradually returning to in-person instruction in educational establishments once the health conditions are met.

Non-critical elective surgeries may be rescheduled unless the authority indicates otherwise.

Entering and exiting National Minors’ Service (SENAME) facilities and long-term care residences for the elderly (ELEAM).

All open businesses and entities must follow the established protocols.

What is prohibited in my municipality?

The operation of senior citizen clubs and daycare centers.

Holding social and recreational events and gatherings with more than 150 people.