U.S. Embassy, Santiago, Chile
Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Santiago
Event: Changes to Comunas in Quarantine Announced – Quarantine Extensions in 7 Comunas
***The Embassy is sending STEP messages each Tuesday, or more often if there is significant information to share.***
As of May 12, the Ministry of Health has confirmed 31,721 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 May 11:
· The extension of quarantines until Tuesday, May 19 for the following comunas: Santiago, Recoleta, Quilicura, Cerrillos, Antofagasta, y Mejillones
For a full list of measures implemented by the Chilean government, please visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19. This webpage is updated daily.
As of May 1, LATAM has resumed commercial flights between Santiago and the U.S. As commercial flight options and availability may change with little notice, the U.S. Embassy continues to encourage all citizens who are not prepared to remain in Chile for an indefinite period of time to take advantage of commercial flights to the U.S. while they are available. The Department of State is not currently organizing an evacuation of American citizens from Chile. Please note that evacuation flights are not free of charge. Learn more about evacuation flights here.
The U.S. Embassy in Santiago has suspended routine consular services. For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please visit our website for additional information.
Assistance: U.S. Embassy Santiago, Chile
Phone number: +56 2 2330 3000
Email address: SantiagoUSA@state.gov
Embassy website: https://cl.usembassy.gov/
State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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