Situation report on coronavirus COVID-19 in Uruguay (11/18/2020)
The health authorities make a special request to the population to reduce the circles of social contact, the time of meetings, the permanent use of masks, physical distancing, ventilation and hygiene. Without using restrictive measures in social mobility, personal prevention is the only tool to reduce the increase in infections.
De according to the information provided by the Ministry of Public Health (MSP), today they carried out 5087 analysis Y I know they detected 88 new cases of Coronavirus COVID-19. Of the 88 new cases, 46 They are from Montevideo, 15 from Canelones, 9 from Cerro Largo, 7 from Paysandú, 5 from Colonia, 3 from Maldonado, 1 from Soriano, 1 from Tacuarembó and 1 from Treinta y Tres. In Regarding the epidemiological trace, it was confirmedThere were two new outbreaks in Montevideo: one in a geriatric center and another that corresponds to the Uruguayan soccer team that adds upn to those already informed in recent days. In all cases have already been identified, contacts and strict epidemiological monitoring is maintained.
Since the health emergency was declared on March 13, they have been processed 382.410 tests Y They have registered 4296 thatYou are positive for Coronavirus throughout the national territory. Of that total 3404 they already recovered and 68 died.
Currently there 824 active cases, that is, people who are suffering from the disease, 9 de they know found in intensive care Y 1 in intermediate care.
Of the total confirmed positive cases, 449 correspond to health personnel. 399 of them already recovered, 49 they are running the disease and 1 failetion.
Departments with active cases as of today son 15: Artigas, Canelones, Cerro Largo, Colonia, Flores, Lavalleja, Maldonado, Montevideo, Paysandú, Rivera, See all Saint Joseph, Soriano, Tacuarembó and thirty three.