A view of Robinson Crusoe Island, off the coast of Chile, one of the remote locations that have been quarantined to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Photo: AFPA view of Robinson Crusoe Island, off the coast of Chile, one of the remote locations that have been quarantined to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Photo: AFP
A view of Robinson Crusoe Island, off the coast of Chile, one of the remote locations that have been quarantined to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Chile’s elite scolded for escaping by helicopter for Easter holiday amid outbreak

  • Interior minister says citizens have ‘moral duty’ to stay home, as wealthy Santiago residents sneak off to coastal enclaves
  • Officials are afraid city dwellers will spread virus by fleeing to second homes in rural areas
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A view of Robinson Crusoe Island, off the coast of Chile, one of the remote locations that have been quarantined to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Photo: AFPA view of Robinson Crusoe Island, off the coast of Chile, one of the remote locations that have been quarantined to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Photo: AFP
A view of Robinson Crusoe Island, off the coast of Chile, one of the remote locations that have been quarantined to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Photo: AFP
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