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Half of Uruguay’s COVID-19 cases can be traced to a single fashion designer

20 Mar 2020

It’s a stark example of how one person’s choices impact others.

Carmela Hontou, a 57-year-old fashion designer, landed in Montevideo, Uruguay, from Spain on March 7 and had lunch with her 84-year-old mother. That evening, Hontou went to a wedding celebration in the wealthy Carrasco district, where she was one of 500 guests. She says she stayed for three hours, then left because she was tired from jet lag.


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