Chilean archeologist and a prominent figure in Chilean political and cultural life, and mother of the current UN high Commissioner for human rights and ex-President Michelle Bachelet Angela Geria died at the age of 93 years.
Reportedly, Geria, died Thursday morning in the hospital of military-air forces of the country.
More than 5 thousand people died from COVID-19 in Chile, have been infected since the epidemic began more than 263 thousand, according to the Ministry of health of the country.
According to the office for the last day it was 4296 new infections, the total number of cases reached 263 360. Just died 5068 people.
The President of Chile has decided to extend for another three months the catastrophic regime due to the coronavirus, said the government.
"On Monday, June 15, the country's President Sebastian Pinera decided to extend the state of disaster, which is introduced in the country since March, another three months to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus," - said in the message.
Judiciary of Chile for the first time sentenced to a prison term for the culprit in the violation of the quarantine imposed due to the coronavirus, it follows from the statements of the Prosecutor and radio BioBioChile.
"The prosecution have made a jail term in 61 days for the person who tried may 17 to escape from the police monitoring because of the quarantine, and they do not have permission (being on the street - ed.)", - stated in the message South of the capital prosecution.
Chilean authorities after revising the method of calculation has increased to 653 the number of people who died in the country as a result of infection of the coronavirus, reports radio BioBio Chile.
In early June the Minister of health Jaime Manalich reported that Chile is changing the methodology of counting the dead from COVID-19, now it will include those who died waiting for PCR test results.
Embassy of Russia in Chile on Thursday got the message about the threat of explosion, it was not confirmed, told RIA Novosti press attache of the Embassy Denis Vinokurov.
Thus, three of the Russian diplomatic mission in Latin America reported a similar situation in Brazil, Argentina and Chile.
Chilean authorities have decided to extend the quarantine in the capital of the country, imposed because of the spread COVID-19, for another week - until June 12, said the head of Ministry of health of the country Jaime Manalich. The speech was broadcast on Twitter.
"Studies show that movement in the capital region fell by only 30% of the normal level, many people violate the curfew", he said.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 in Northern Chile has not led to serious damage, according to the government of the region of Antofagasta.
The tremors were recorded at 07.35 UTC (10.35 GMT). The epicenter was located 50 kilometers South from the village of San Pedro de Atacama and 226 kilometers East of Antofagasta. The earthquake lies at a depth of 80 kilometers.
The number of diagnosed cases of infection with coronavirus infection in Chile has exceeded 100 thousand, has informed on Monday the Ministry of health of the country.
According to the Ministry, coronavirus was confirmed in 105 159 people. During the day, 5471 identified a new case of infection.
The number of cases of coronavirus infection in Chile has grown to almost 100 thousand, killed over a thousand people, reported the Ministry of health of the country.
According to the Ministry, coronavirus was confirmed in 99 688 people. Per day revealed 4 830 new cases.
Export a flight that returned home stuck in Chile, Russians, scheduled for June 5, told RIA Novosti press attache of the Russian Embassy in the country Denis Vinokurov.
"At the moment, a preliminary export schedule a flight from Chile – departure 00.35 5 June," said Vinokurov.