In the first 4 days of May there were more deaths from Covid than in all of 2020
At the start of the month, there were 245 deaths from Covid-19, while in all of 2020 there were 181.
This Tuesday 2,842 new cases of Covid-19 were registered. In turn, 65 people died transiting the disease. According to the report of the National Emergency System, there are 24,605 active cases of coronavirus, of which 546 are in intensive care.
In the first 4 days of May, there were 245 deaths, and the total since the beginning of the pandemic amounts to 2,861. On the first day of the month, 53 deaths had been registered, on the second 55 and on the third 72.
In turn, all the departments of the country are in the red zone of risk of Covid-19 according to the Harvard index after registering more than 25 new cases per 100,000 inhabitants during the last week.
The daily report of the Uruguayan Society of Intensive Care Medicine (SUMI), indicates that the total occupation of intensive care rooms (ICS) amounts to 79.1%, while by Covid it is 56.9% of the total. On the last day 57 people were admitted to CTI, 41 died and 24 were discharged.