Covid-19 Surge in Uruguay Closes Borders from December 21st to January 10th

Uruguay has accumulated several weeks of an exponential increase in positive cases - with a record of 533 in one day - which has forced the government to work with the aim of "flattening the curve".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou announced on Wednesday, December 16th, the implementation of a set of restrictive measures given the increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in the country, which aim, among other things, to reduce crowds and interdepartmental transport to 50 percent from December 21st to January 10th.

The most significant of the measures announced on Wednesday is the closure of the country's borders on those same dates. "We regrettably decided to suspend access to the country between December 21st and January 10th". Cargo transport and those who have already bought tickets . . .

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