1,568 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Chile will be closed to tourists at the Easter Island Cultural Festival in 2021.
On November 7, local time, the Chilean Ministry of Health released the latest data. The country has 1,568 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, with a total of 519977; 49 new deaths, with a total of 14,499; a total of 495,852 cured cases; There are 9334 cases. A total of 39,290 nucleic acid tests were performed on that day, with an average positive rate of 3.99%.
The Chilean Ministry of Health pointed out in a press conference that day that the southern region is still the center of the country’s pandemic. The number of new cases in Biobio Region, Lake Region, River Region, Magellan-Antarctic Region in the past seven days has increased by 8%-24%.
On the same day, the Chilean Easter Island government announced that the 2021 Easter Island Tapati Cultural Festival will be closed to tourists due to the impact of the pandemic, and the celebration time will be shortened from two weeks to one week. The Tapati Cultural Festival is held in February every year to commemorate the cultural history of the local indigenous people, including body painting, ancient games, song and dance performances, and the Queen Tapati campaign.