Health workers in San Bernardo, a commune in Greater Santiago, went on strike to demand greater funds to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. They went on strike on the 2nd day of a general strike called for by major health unions, demanding that the government fulfill its promises to increase funding for the health sector.
Dozens of protesters in the Villa Francia area of Santiago took to the streets on the Day of the Youth Combatant, in which 2 young activist brothers were murdered by the Pinochet dictatorship. Demonstrators placed barricades and clashed with law enforcement, throwing Molotov cocktails at water cannons and other militarized vehicles.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in Santiago for the anniversary of the police murder of Mauricio Fredes in the 2019 protests, demanding justice for the fallen comrade. Police responded with intense repression, using water cannons, tear gas, and pepper spray indiscriminately against protesters and medics alike, but demonstrators remained firm and did not back off until the night.