The National Emergency System (Sinae) reported that the ninth fatality was confirmed by Covid-19 on Wednesday.
According to the information, he is a 76-year-old man who was in intensive care and who died on Wednesday in Montevideo.
As of Wednesday, there are 493 confirmed positive cases of the disease. Of that total, 272 have recovered and 212 are taking the disease. There are 13 people in intensive care.