Uruguay overview

2,501

cases

51

DEATHS

2,052

recovered

2.0%

Fatality Rate

82.0%

Recovery Rate

travel ban and restrictions due to the coronavirus in Uruguay

due to Coronavirus Travel
Restrictions and Bans in Uruguay:

1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Uruguay. - This does not apply to nationals and residents of Uruguay. - This does not apply to accredited diplomats. 2. Passengers are not allowed to transit through Uruguay. - This does not apply to nationals and residents of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela transiting through Montevideo (MVD) or Punta del Este (PDP). 3. Nationals and residents of Uruguay, airline crew and accredited diplomats will be placed in quarantine for 14 days. 4. Passengers can only land at Montevideo (MVD) and Punta del Este (PDP). 5. Flights from Europe to Uruguay are suspended until 19 April 2020.

Advice on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19

This document provides advice on the use of masks in communities, during home care, and in health care settings in areas that have reported cases of COVID-19. It is intended for individuals in the community, public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, health care managers, health care workers (HCWs), and community health workers. This updated version includes a section on Advice to decision makers on the use of masks for healthy people in community settings.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak: rights,roles and responsibilities of health workers, including key considerations for occupational safety and health

Health workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 outbreak response and as such are exposed to hazards that put them at risk of infection. Hazards include pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma, and physical and psychological violence. This document highlights the rights and responsibilities of health workers, including the specific measures needed to protect occupational safety and health.