Uruguay registers new record number of active cases of Covid-19

The authorities warn that the country is close to experiencing "specific situations of saturation" in intensive care units.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  Uruguay, a country of 3.4 million, reached a record number of active cases of Covid-19 with 23,488 people infected, almost 2,300 more than the previous day, when the country is going through the worst stage of the pandemic, according to the report of the National Emergency System (Sinae).

This Friday, 3,380 new cases were confirmed (including more than 1,500 delayed laboratory reports) and 32 deaths, bringing the total number of accumulated infections to 111,568, while deaths climbed to 1,410.

The health mnistry revealed this week in its latest . . .

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