Uruguay Property publishes here regular updates of Covid 19 news, related to Uruguay and the region, using only official channels, government guidelines and HELP contact lists in case they may be needed. We thus hope to provide a useful service to the ex-pat community who are not that well versed in Spanish.
Total infections: 415
Total in intensive care: 14
Total death: 6
Total recovered: 123
- the luxurious Australian cruise ship Greg Mortimer has anchored 20 miles from Montevideo since the past week. The ship arrived from Ushuaia (Argentina) with 128 passengers and crew infected with the virus. 6 critically ill persons were taken off-board and admitted to Uruguay hospitals. 91 Australians are expected to be flown back to Australia by special charter on Thursday or Friday. A decision about repatriating the remaining passengers from USA and Europe has yet to be taken.
- the Uruguayan health authority recommends (no obligation yet) to wear face masks (preferably homemade to avoid diminishing supply to essential personnel) when leaving home.