Spread of the corona virus in ChileCurrent incidence in the week ending 09/29/2022: 124.2 new infections per 100,000 population
Since the beginning of the pandemic until September 29th, 2022, a total of 4,612,278 infected people and 61,087 deaths have been reported in Chile.
The total of 4,612,278 infected people currently represents 24.13% of the total population. The number of new infections during the seven days preceding September 29th, 2022, was 23,745, for a 7-day incidence of 124.2 cases per 100,000 population. In the same week, 164 people died from (or with) Covid-19. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, this results in a mortality rate of about 1.3 percent in Chile.
Current vaccination statusAccording to official WHO data, a total of 62.23 million vaccine doses have been administered as of September 16th, 2022. More recent data are not yet available to WHO. 18.07 million people have received at least one vaccination (94.5%). The booster vaccination was received by 15.62 million people (81.7%).
17.67 million of these are considered fully vaccinated in Chile (= 92.5%).
This makes Chile one of the best-supplied countries in the world. The vaccination rate is higher in 7 countries.
Due to the current corona pandemic, we update the worldwide case numbers daily. A list of all infected and dead people by country can be found on our Covid19 virus topic page.
Weight and size
|Body height||173 cm||159 cm|
|Weight||82.8 kg||71.5 kg|
|HIV / Aids||0.04%||0.03%|
* The number of people suffering from diabetes refers only to inhabitants aged between 20 and 79 years.
* DTP is a three times combined basic vaccination against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus, which should be given to children up to the age of 23 months.
In Chile, 29.2% of all over 15-year-olds are still smokers.
6 percent of newborns are underweight.
Medical suppliesMedical care provided by doctors and hospitals in Chile is below average compared to the world population. The country provides 2.1 hospital beds per 1000 inhabitants. The global mean here is 2.9 beds. Within the EU, 4.6 beds are available for every 1,000 residents.
With about 20,700 physicians in Chile, there are about 1.08 doctors per 1000 inhabitants. Here again the comparison: worldwide this standard is 1.50 physicians per 1000 inhabitants and in the EU even 3.57.
Through medical care, the mortality of major known diseases can be reduced to an above-average extent. For example, only about 10 percent of all people who suffer from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chylomicron retention disease (CRD) currently die.