Uruguay has world’s highest coronavirus death rate in the past week

With the pandemic advancing in the region, Uruguay topped the world's daily death list from coronavirus in relation to its population in the last week.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Uruguay recorded 16.82 deaths per 1 million inhabitants in the last 7-day average, reported the Our World in Data website.

With the pandemic advancing in the region, Uruguay topped the world's daily death list from coronavirus in relation to its population in the last week, according to Our World in Data website. The small South American country recorded 16.82 deaths per 1 million inhabitants in the last 7-day average.

Globally, Uruguay - which had been one of the countries that best controlled the pandemic in 2020 - is followed by North Macedonia (15 . . .

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