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Uruguay in focus – July 2020

Uruguay in focus – July 2020

Despite a recent uptick in new Covid19 cases in mid-July, Uruguay has managed to contain the spread of the epidemic so far. As of August 5th, there were 207  confirmed active cases and 36 Covid-19-related deaths─ one of the lowest infection and mortality rates in Latin America. Economic activity contracted 1.4% YoY in 2020Q1.[…]