News Alert – Chile & Argentina COVID-19 Updates

July 27, 2020

Chile COVID-19 Update

Arpin International Group and its supplier partners in Chile will resume operations following current World Health Organization (WHO), United States’ Center For Disease Control (USCDC), and state and local guidelines while performing services in communes moving to Phase 2 effective Tuesday, July 28 at 5:00 am. The Phase 2 (re-opening) includes the communes of Colina, Til Til, Lo Barnechea, Vitacura, Las Condes, La Reina, Ñuñoa, San Felipe, and San Antonio. Movement in the aforementioned communes will be allowed Monday through Friday with restrictions during curfew hours, Saturday, Sunday, and holidays. All remaining communes in the Metropolitan region of Santiago remain under quarantine Phase 1.

Although moving activity continues to increase in some parts of the country, the quarantine has been extended to July 31 in numerous communes. In addition, the communes of Copiapó, La Calera, La Cruz, and Isla de Maipo will beginning the Phase 1 (quarantine) on July 27 at 10:00 pm. The country remains under a daily nationwide curfew from 10:00 pm – 5:00 am.

As international moving continues to expand, your Arpin service team remains available for any questions you may have and can provide details on specific origin/destination locales. In addition, our moving crews will employ proper precautions in order to help prevent exposure to and spread of COVID-19 during the moving process.

We will continue to provide further updates as soon as they become available.

Argentina’s Government Announce Extension of Quarantine Period

Argentina’s Government announced the extension of a mandatory quarantine, until August 2, 2020. This measure effectively extends the prohibition of entry into the country of foreign non-resident citizens in order to thwart the spread of COVID-19.

Arpin International Group is working with our supplier partners in Argentina to continuously monitor the situation on the ground and assist with finding solutions for our clients.