This summer the beaches of Punta del Este will have a new flag to avoid crowds on the beaches.
In addition to the known signs (green, yellow and red), the “sanitary flag” is added, it will serve to indicate to the personnel of the National Naval Prefecture and the public that attends the different beaches about the full capacity to respect the minimum distance of security according to the rules implemented to prevent the contagion of Covid-19.
“This element is intended to alert and avoid the concentration of bathers on the same beach. It is a flag specially designed as a preventive health measure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, "reported the Maldonado Departmental Government, which recommends, if you see this indication," go to another beach to enjoy the summer responsibly. "