The Chilean government has suggested that citizens write down the people they will be in contact with during the national holidays next week to expedite contact tracing in the event coronavirus infections are detected in the context of social gatherings.
Health Minister Enrique Paris believes that “there is no risk of losing traceability” but has recommended writing down the dates of the people with whom every citizen meets on vacation, which should definitely be done “with a lot of responsibility “and” Maintaining hygiene practices, “as Public Health Director Paula Daza pointed out.
The authorities have reminded that the capacity of the meetings is limited and mobility restrictions persist, which is why, according to the newspaper “El Mercurio”, for example, transfers to second homes are prohibited.
Chile passed the 430,000 infection threshold this Friday – 430,532 in particular – after 1,860 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed within 24 hours. At least 403,000 have recovered while 11,850 have lost their lives, 69 more than Thursday. This is evident from a balance sheet that shows 15,621 active cases.