Alert in Uruguay: Coronavirus cases in Colonia triple in 12 days

The Harvard index is an indicator used in the coronavirus pandemic to measure the sustained increase of cases in a given country or region.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Developed by the Harvard Global Health Institute, the index estimates the incidence of coronavirus - either in a country or a department - based on the average number of new cases in the past 7 days. The calculation is based on a total of 100,000 inhabitants.

The P7 indicator shows the intensity of incidence in 4 colors: green is used for values between 0 and 1, yellow between 1 and 10, orange between 10 and 25, and red if the value is higher.

Overall, Uruguay remains yellow with an index of 3.76. However, Colonia tripled its . . .

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