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Chilean Government Announces New Measures 

by Ignacio Gillmore, José Ignacio Mercado and Ricardo Reveco

Published: March, 2020

Submission: March, 2020

 



 


Regarding the State of Catastrophe and sanitary alert decreed in Chile in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, on Sunday 22 March 2020, the Chilean Government announced the following 12 measures:


  • Strict quarantine for the extreme-South city of Puerto Williams (except for essential cargo freighting).

  • Strict sanitary customs in the aerial and maritime crossing to the city of Puerto Williams.

  • Tightening of sanitary customs procedures for the island of Chiloé, in Southern Chile.

  • Quarantine line (cordon sanitaire) around the city of Chillán, in southern central Chile.

  • Prohibition to travel to vacation homes (located in areas where there is a high density of vacation housing).

  • Instruction for the return to cities of origin for individuals that had gone out of town to vacation spots; return must have been achieved by no later than Tuesday 24 March at 10 p.m.

  • Tightening of measures applied by all sanitary customs already established.

  • Mandatory quarantine for everyone arriving in Chile, whatever the spot of origin.

  • Curfew throughout national territory between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. as of Sunday, 22 March 2020.

  • In a week’s time, inception of quick testing to detect carriers who may not have yet evidenced symptoms. Testing points yet to be informed.

  • Individuals tested positive that do not observe the quarantine instruction or who cannot meet such instructions may be registered into premises specifically prepared for their mandatory quarantine period.

  • Establishment of strict control in the Santiago boroughs of Providencia, Las Condes and Vitacura to ensure individuals instructed to go into quarantineobserve the measure.

 


For more information, click on the link below:


https://www.carey.cl/en/chilean-goverment-announces-new-measures-in-the-face-of-covid-19-pandemic/


 


 


 


 

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