Health officials Chile In the last 24 hours, 1,842 cases have been reported Corona virus, The Maximum number in last three months. In addition, 12 deaths have been reported.
This was noted by experts from the Trans-Andean country Delta variation Responsible for concern New eruptionThis has alerted health officials in the neighboring country.
The Increase in cases This is especially the case in the metropolitan area of Chile (Santiago and its environs), where the positive rate rose to 4%, compared to 2.7% in other parts of the country, the highest level since July.
The New eruption Chilean health officials are concerned Infections They have increased by 53% in the last 7 days and 68% in the last 14 days. The number of active cases also reached its highest number after July 26.
There are currently 8,591 active cases in the Trans Andean country. I raised it to size Infections This is the largest in the last 87 days. The New eruption The delta variant, with high contagion, ensures that the spread of the disease is accelerated. However, thanks to the successful vaccination campaign, hospital admissions and corona-related deaths are lower in the neighboring country.
Chile It is also one of the most vaccinated countries against the corona virus. 89.3% of the target population (over 18 years of age) with a complete immunization program, which is higher than the world average, is about 36%.
Ministry of Health Chile As of this Thursday, so far, 71.21% of children and adolescents (ages 6 to 17) have already received at least one dose of the vaccine, while 30% have completed the vaccine.