The National Emergency System (Sinae) reported 181 deaths connected to the Novel coronavirus last year. The figure increased between April 1 and April 7 this year as 257 people succumbed to the virus.
Regarding the ages of deceased people, the youngest patient victim was 22 years old while the oldest victim died at the age of 103 in Montevideo.
Most of the people who died from COVID-19 were over 75 years of age. The lethality rate for this age group climbed to 11.53 percent as of March 30.
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