People walk in the street in Santiago on August 11, 2020, after lockdown measures to fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic were relaxed.

Chile's death toll has topped 10,000 five months after the virus first appeared in one of the worst affected countries in Latin America. With a population of just 18 million, the death toll ratio works out at 523.7 dead per million inhabitants, higher even than Brazil's 472.7.