The Chilean government confirmed more than 2,000 new cases of coronavirus on the last day this Monday and ordered new quarantines for the communities of Coquimbo, La Serena and Puerto Montt as of Wednesday.
The Chilean Ministry of Health has detailed that 2,133 new infections and 75 deaths from COVID-19 have been detected in the last 24 hours, a total of 347,923 and 9,187 respectively, while it reached 319,954 at the time of recovery. Date.
Under-Secretary of State for Public Health Paula Daza at a press conference stressed that the new quarantines are due to the “critical situation” in the affected communities, and expressed the wish that the measure should be successful so that “they could continue for so long.” as long as possible “least possible. “
For his part, Minister of Health Enrique Paris emphasized that “the mayors have made a major contribution to traceability through basic services” and added that the authorities “will continue to provide resources when needed”.
In this sense, Paris emphasized that the positive PCR tests have reached 11 percent in the last 24 hours, “the lowest positive in the last seven days, which is a very positive sign”. as reported by the Chilean newspaper ‘El Mercurio’.