Chile is facing the worst moment in the pandemic with more than 8,000 daily infections in the last few days and intensive care bed occupancy at 95%, Anadolu Agency reported on 4 August. The country also has one of the highest per capita Covid infection rates in the world. It has so far registered more than one million total cases and nearly 24,000 deaths, according to the running tally of US-based Johns Hopkins University.
Chile was the first Latin American nation to start its vaccination program. Delivering around 225,000 doses a day, the country has supplied vaccines to more than seven million people since 24 December. The nation is among the global leaders in vaccination only outpaced by Israel and the United Arab Emirates.
Why Chile breaks vaccination and infections records? Anadolu Agency, 4 August 2022