Chile is launching a crackdown on COVID-19

The Chilean president, Sebastián Piñera, has announced that the vacancies against COVID-19 will take place in the same country as the 10,000 first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

“This morning, at 5:00 in Madrugada, the Belgian airline received the first 10,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech laboratory vaccine in our country,” announced the mandate from La Moneda.

Según has stated, “the airplane will arrive in Chile around 7:00 of the month and will be listed and prepared to initiate a evacuation process”.

“It means that, as of Monday, Chile is initiating its evacuation process, which will be carried out in a gradual manner, in the same way as Iran’s vacancies periodically and systematically in our country,” the president said.

Piñera explained that Chile has agreed to “insure more than 10 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and more than 10 million of the vaccine from Sinovac (…) We will deal with more than 30 million of vaccine doses in our país “.

At present, Chile has 589,189 confirmed cases, with 559,845 patients recovered, and 16,217 deaths. As of today, there are 683 people hospitalized at the UCI, of whom 516 require mechanical respiration and 58 are in critical condition, according to the latest official dates of March.