Chile Latest UPDATES
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/).
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.
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
You can read and download Turavion`s safe travel protocol here.