Chilean soldiers wear face masks while on guard outside Del Carmen Hospital in Santiago on Monday. Photo: AFP
Chilean soldiers wear face masks while on guard outside Del Carmen Hospital in Santiago on Monday. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: against WHO advice, Chile to issue ‘release certificates’ to Covid-19 survivors

  • Despite lack of evidence, top health official says recovered patients have little chance of contracting disease again for least three months
  • World Health Organisation has warned against giving false hope to survivors or those who come in contact with them

Chilean soldiers wear face masks while on guard outside Del Carmen Hospital in Santiago on Monday. Photo: AFP
Chilean soldiers wear face masks while on guard outside Del Carmen Hospital in Santiago on Monday. Photo: AFP
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