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LATEST UPDATES ON COVID-19 SITUATION

POPULATION VACCINATED IN CHILE

13.770.126 persons in Chile have already been vaccinated with the first dose and 13.229.307 persons with the second dose (as of 13/09/2021) – https://www.gob.cl/yomevacuno/ – This represents 87% of the country’s target population (15,200,840 persons) who are already fully vaccinated.

VACCINES IN CHILE

Four vaccines are currently used in Chile: CoronaVac from the Chinese laboratory Sinovac, Pfizer/BioNTech, AstraZeneca and since May 2021 CanSino. Currently, only one dose of the CanSino vaccine is needed.

Since August 11th, 2021, a third dose (booster) has been included in Chile. This currently applies to people who are already fully vaccinated with the Sinovac vaccine. They will receive the Astrazeneca or Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine as a third dose. (source: https://www.gob.cl/yomevacuno/).


CURRENT SITUATION

The number of new infections and active cases is decreasing in Chile. 15 infections per 100,000 people reported last 7 days (as of 13.09.2021 / source: https://graphics.reuters.com/world-coronavirus-tracker-and-maps/countries-and-territories/chile/).

For more information on the current situation in Chile in relation to the coronavirus Covid-19, please visit the official website of the Chilean government (available in English).


ENTRY TO CHILE

Until September 30, only Chileans and resident foreigners can enter the country. We will keep you informed.

On the official website chile.travel/en/traveltochileplan you will find detailed information on the requirements for entering Chile, onward travel within the country and additional information in the form of a question-and-answer catalogue.


IMPORTANT NEWS

In June, 2021, WHO validates Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use. During the vaccination campaign in Chile, about 90% of the vaccine used was Sinovac, so recognition of this vaccine by the World Health Organisation is great news


PASSENGERS PROTOCOL

You can read and download Turavion`s safe travel protocol here.