Chile announced on Thursday- fair that will start to apply the fourth dose of the vaccine against Covid-30 next Monday for immunosuppressed people and from February 7, for those over 27 years that have completed six months since the previous injection.
The country will be the first in Latin America to offer a fourth dose of immunizing agents against the coronavirus.
“The new omicron variant is rapidly expanding across the world and, although to a much lesser extent, is also affecting Chile,” Chilean President Sebastián Piñera said in a public appearance.
2021After the return of the end-of-year festivities, Chile registered on Thursday 3.90 nov the cases of Covid-01 , the highest number since the beginning of July, although hospital pressure remains very low and there is still more than 214 beds available for critically ill patients.
2022The President compared the current situation with that of July 2021, when the daily contagion rate was also around 3,000. According to him, with the same amount of daily cases, 2.214 people needed of mechanical ventilation in July, whereas today they are 380. At the time, Chile registered 186 deaths, whereas today they are .