Chile decides to lift coronavirus restrictions from October 1
Authorities Chile decided to lift most of the coronavirus restrictions in force in the country from October 1. This is reported TASS with reference to the Ministry of Health of the popular Latin American state.
Thus, from October 1, Chile will no longer require a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19. Moreover, the country’s authorities will remove all restrictions on the allowable number of visitors in shops, catering establishments and other crowded places. The wearing of masks will remain mandatory only in hospitals.
According to the head of the Chilean Ministry of Health, Jimena Aguilera, the country is seeing a decrease in the incidence rate and the proportion of positive tests for coronavirus. “Historic minimum occupancy of places in intensive care units, large coverage of the vaccination campaign,” the minister added.
At the same time, foreigners entering the country will still have to provide either a covid certificate or a negative result of a PCR test for COVID-19 made 48 hours before departure.
Earlier it was reported that the authorities Canada planning from 30 September cancel mandatory vaccination requirements for foreign tourists visiting the country.