Uruguay begins the year with 8,285 active cases of covid-19

Uruguay begins the year with 8,285 active cases of covid-19
Uruguay begins the year with 8,285 active cases of covid-19
This content was published on January 2, 2023 – 21:39

02 January 2023 – 21:39

Montevideo, Jan 2 (EFE).- Uruguay began 2023 with 8,285 active cases of covid-19, according to the weekly report presented this Monday by the Ministry of Public Health.

The document issued by the portfolio details that between December 25 and 31, 28,464 tests were carried out, of which 8,957 were positive.

According to this, the positivity was 31.5% -a higher figure than what had been seen in the previous week of December when it was 30%-.

At this time, 8,285 are the people who are suffering from the disease, 654 more than those who did so between the 18th and 24th of the last month of 2022.

On the other hand, in the last week of that year, four people died from the coronavirus and the death toll since March 2020 – when the health emergency was declared in Uruguay – rose to 7,570.

Regarding vaccination, according to the figures that appear this Monday on the web monitor developed by the MSP, 2,895,609 people completed their immunization regimen with two doses from the Chinese pharmaceutical companies Sinovac, the Anglo-Swedish AstraZeneca or the American Pfizer.

In addition, 2,066,959 people have received three doses of the vaccine and 800,341 people have reached the fourth dose.

On the other hand, a week after the fifth dose of the anticovid vaccine was enabled for those over 80 years of age and immunosuppressed people who chose to be immunized in Montevideo, this Monday it was also enabled for the inhabitants of the remaining 18 departments (provinces ) from the country. EFE

scr/laa

� EFE 2023. The redistribution and redistribution of all or part of the contents of Efe services is expressly prohibited, without the prior and express consent of Agencia EFE SA


The article is in Spanish

Tags: Uruguay begins year active cases covid19