On 13 July 2020, the U.S. Embassy in Santiago issued a Health Alert regarding new city-level quarantine orders in Chile, which reads in part as follows:

“As of July 13, the Ministry of Health has confirmed 317,657 cases of COVID-19 in Chile. The government of Chile has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. The following new measures were announced by the Chilean government on July 12:

  • A quarantine for the following comunas, beginning at 10:00 pm on Tuesday, July 14: Arica (XV Region) and Rengo (VI Region)

“For a full list of measures implemented by the Chilean government, please visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19. This webpage is updated daily.”