December 28th, Chile’s Ministry of Health announced that 1,923 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country, with a total of 602,028 confirmed cases.
Due to the holiday, the data of deaths reported in various places were not timely, so no new deaths were reported, with a total of 16,443 deaths; a total of 5,716 deaths were cured.
There are 74 cases, 13,572 cases are available.
Chile’s health minister Enrique Paris said at the epidemic briefing on the same day that the country’s recent growth rate of confirmed cases has increased, and the number of new confirmed cases nationwide in Chile has increased by 6% in the past seven days, up 28% from 14 days ago.
According to the current “step-by-step” epidemic prevention policy in Chile, from Wednesday (30th), one town will return to the strictest compulsory quarantine stage, and three other towns will return to the second stage of the “transitional phase”.
In addition, as of the afternoon of the 27th, a total of 8,649 medical workers in Chile had been vaccinated against the Pfizer coronavirus in the United States.
These medical workers came from areas with a serious epidemic, and nearly 99% of the emergency use plan for the current round of vaccines had been completed.