20th March 2020
As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, many contracting hotspots are taking action in order to prevent and mitigate the effects of the virus. Here is the latest information from Chile, as of 20th March 2020.
Chile: What do you need to know?
The Chilean President has announced new measures taken by the government regarding the advance of COVID-19 in Chile, and decreed a ‘State of Exception Constitutional by Catastrophe’, which will start from 00:00 hrs on Thursday 19th 2020 for a period of 90 days.
This measure will allow the Government to actions such as the restriction of meetings in public spaces, ensure the distribution of basic goods and services, establish quarantines or curfew and limit the transit or movement of the citizens.
The Foreign Affairs Ministry has also announced that from today that they won´t stamp visas in the worldwide network of Consulates until further notice.
While this is the current situation regarding Chile, things are changing every day, and we encourage contractors and recruiters to pay attention to information from the relevant authorities before making any decisions. Should there be any interruption to your assignment or working life – 6CATS will be here to help.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or would like more information.