Chile confirms its first case of Delta variant in woman arriving from the U.S.

The announcement of the arrival of the Delta variant in Chile took place during the first day of discussion in Parliament of the extension of the state of emergency.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chile confirmed Thursday the first case of the contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus in a 43-year-old woman who arrived from the United States and is isolated in the south of the country.

The Chilean Minister of Health, Enrique Paris, indicated during a parliamentary appearance that the patient arrived in Chile with a negative PCR, so it is assumed that she was infected at the U.S. airport from where she traveled.

Both she and her family are currently under observation in the southern city of Talca, where she traveled once the mandatory quarantine . . .

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