Coronavirus: Dominican Republic closes 2020 with record of active cases


Santo Domingo.– The Dominican Republic closes 2020 with a new record of active cases of coronavirus amid new restrictive measures with which the authorities seek to reduce a second wave of infections. The Ministry of Public Health’s Bulletin number 287 reports that 37,186 people have the virus, which represents the highest number of active cases recorded since the start of the pandemic on March 1. In the last 24 hours, 4,266 PCR tests were processed to detect the virus, of which 1,206 were positive, which places the daily positivity rate at 28.27%. In addition, 3,463 follow-up tests were carried out on patients already infected. The health authorities reported the death of five patients for an accumulated 2,414 deaths nationwide. Until Thursday, December 31, the Dominican Republic have registered 170,785 confirmed […]

Next Post

Latin America News - COVID-19 Vaccines But Not Enough Syringes In Brazil

Brazil, where President Jair Bolsonaro has downplayed the crisis and which already lags neighbors Chile and Argentina in rolling out a vaccine, runs the risk of not having enough syringes to distribute vaccines.