Uruguay reports Covid vaccines reduce deaths and ICU admissions by over 90%

The country, with a population of 3.5 million, has been conducting a successful vaccination campaign, which places it alongside Chile at the forefront of immunization in South America.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Covid-19-related intensive care admissions and deaths have been reduced by over 90% in Uruguay's general population who have taken both doses of the CoronaVac and Pfizer vaccines, a report released by the government on Tuesday stated.

The country, with a population of 3.5 million, has been conducting a successful vaccination campaign, which places it alongside Chile at the forefront of immunization in South America.

Nevertheless, Uruguayans are experiencing a strong wave of infections, which place the country among the first in the world in number of deaths per million inhabitants.

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