Some mayors, including from right-wing parties, have been particularly critical of the government for not expanding lockdowns to their communes and mobile phone number list for failing to provide the necessary resources to deal with the pandemic. Throughout the health crisis, several of them chose to file protection appeals against the Minister of Health mobile phone number list requesting the adoption of quarantines and other health measures.
The mayors of Araucanía, one of the regions of Chile mobile phone number list hardest hit by the virus, reported feeling abandoned by the Ministry of Health. One mayor even went so far as to accuse Minister Mañalich of deliberately withholding information on the number of deaths. Information on infections and deaths has been at the center of tensions.18. Public mobile phone number list opinion seems to value the role of these actors.
In fact, in a recent survey, while 28% of those surveyed mobile phone number list said they value the management of the president and 30% that of the Minister of Health, the positive evaluation of the mayors and the president of the Medical College is much higher (77% and 63% , respectively)19. A potential source of tension, although not exclusive to the Chilean case, is linked to the capacity that the health system will have to take care of the growing demand that the pandemic will impose on it.