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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -Chilean citizens planning to vote in a referendum on a new constitution next month will be at no greater risk of contracting coronavirus at the ballot box than they would be going to the supermarket, the head of the country’s electoral service said on Monday.

Patricio Santamaria, the Servel president, said what was at stake was “too important” for voters to stay away.

“We know there is fear but I want to emphasize that going to vote will be no more dangerous than going to the supermarket, paying a bill or running another errand,” he . . .

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