Chile completed the second week with less than 1,000 COVID-19 cases daily

At the anti-Govt-19 vaccination center in Santiago (EFE / Elvis González / file), older adults are coming in for a booster dose of AstraZeneca.

Chile added 607 new Govt-19 cases on Saturday. It means that the country has Two weeks with less than 1,000 infections daily and the infection continues to decline, Despite the contagious delta variation.

This is the total balance since the outbreak in March 2020 1.63 million infections and 36,841 deaths, After recording 34 deaths in the last 24 hours.

National Positive Ratio – Percentage of people who tested positive for the infection from all those who tested positive for PCR – 1% and 2% in metropolitan areas It has capital and where is more 8 out of 19 million people in the country.

Than positive ratio 5% for two consecutive weeks in epidemiological criteria established by the World Health Organization (WHO) To consider controlling the epidemic, Chile has a need to fulfill in a few weeks.

People walking down a street in Santiago (EFE / Elvis González / File)
People walking down a street in Santiago (EFE / Elvis González / File)

“One of the fundamental pillars of the health strategy we have promoted Test We have passed over 20 million diagnostic testsThe Minister of Health said, Enrique Paris.

Health officials also said 4,206 active cases (compared to more than 40,000 people who became infected during the worst moments of the epidemic) and fewer than 724 patients in the intensive care unit; A figure not seen for a year and a half.

After a Between March and June is the second tidal wave to put the hospital system on the lineThe epidemic is under control in Chile, although authorities have closed curfews and borders for tourists, making it one of the last countries in the region to lift the ban.

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In progress Parallel to one of the most successful vaccination campaigns in the world: More than 13 million people have the complete system (more than 84% of people are vaccinated), Mostly from China Coronavac Made by Sinovac, but also Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Cancino.

Chile begins third-dose vaccination for people over 55 (REUTERS / Rodrigo Garrido)
Chile begins third-dose vaccination for people over 55 (REUTERS / Rodrigo Garrido)

In early August Third dose vaccine for those over 55 years of age who have already been vaccinated with coronavirus And more than a million people have already received additional injections.

In this context, Chile hosted its first full-fledged rock concert on Thursday within the framework of a scientific experiment. Return to the recitations after 17 months entered with a negative PCR and compulsory mask and was baptized as “La Masica Nzaya”.

The study was the responsibility of the Chilean Association of Music Teachers and Translators (SCD) and the University of Chile Medical Hospital. Scientific results for a return to musical performances and other cultural activities during the Kovit period.

Eager to return to dance and humming hits among your favorite band’s instruments and strangers, Those who took part in the experiment in Santiago enjoyed an hour of Sancho N Pitra’s funk rock rhythm., A popular Chilean band, began with PCR at the hospital in the middle of winter, at 8 a.m., in a clinical trial that turned its followers into volunteers.

Vaccinated Cilians enjoy the Sancho n Pitra band as part of a study conducted at the Coronavirus Infection (Govit-19) Hospital Clinico de la Universidad de Chile in Santiago, Chile.
Vaccinated Cilians enjoy the Sancho n Pitra band as part of a study conducted at the Coronavirus Infection (Govit-19) Hospital Clinico de la Universidad de Chile in Santiago, Chile.

Everyone who tested negative had a room with a night-time touch with hygiene protocols, and as the new era dictated, masks and alcohol gel were on hand.

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(With EFE and AFP information)

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