He is an older man, is at home with mild symptoms and under the follow-up of health authorities.
The Departmental Directorate of Health states that more information will be provided today in the SINAE communiqué. We are now working with this person’s contacts to analyze the situation and discover or rule out new cases.
Although at the moment there is no further information beyond the confirmation of the positive case in Salto, information provided to Salto Al Dia the man had had no contact with the outbreak of Quebracho in Paysandú, nor did he leave the department, which generates greater concern because it is seeking contact from where the positive case came from and if more people are affected.
To all this, the authorities are still waiting for the results of the swabs made to several jumpeños linked to the outbreak in Quebracho.
The Department of Health reports that, in relation to coronavirus so far, a positive test has been received for Covid 19, which is under study. This is a patient who was studied preoperatively, is at home with mild symptoms.
The epidemiological thread is performed, the contacts are isolated to perform the corresponding tests. The case will be reported this afternoon by Sinae.
Given the situation in the region, we are expecting more results from people who have an epidemiological link to active outbreaks in nearby cities.