Uruguay reports a new single-day record of 528 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 9,708.
At midnight, terrestrial transport between Argentina and Uruguay reopens as buses resume service to border crossings between the two countries. Both countries require a proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test in order to board the buses and enter both countries.
After seeing a slight increase in the number of cases and deaths, Chile, Uruguay and Argentina intensify their vaccination rollouts. Chile has reported 37,719 total deaths from COVID-19 while Argentina has reported 115,916 total deaths from COVID-19.