Two deaths from Covid-19 and 1,322 new cases in the last 24 hours


SANTO DOMINGO – The Ministry of Public Health reported this Sunday two deaths from Covid-19 and 1,322 new virus cases in the last 24 hours. In effect, the number of deaths rose to 2,384, while active cases reached 33,726 and the accumulated total was 160,386. Those recovered from the coronavirus are 124,276, and those discarded are 665,643. The epidemiological report of the General Direction of Epidemiology DIGEPI reported that in the last 24 hours, 11,686 samples were processed to detect the coronavirus, for an accumulated of 826,029. Occupancy in Intensive Care Beds (ICU) for COVID-19 is 53 percent. Of 464 available beds, 247 are occupied. While overall bed occupancy for coronavirus is 36 percent, of 2,508 available beds, 892 are occupied. The total number of available ventilators is 365, and […]

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Drug-laden plane crashes in Dominican southwest

Santo Domingo.- A plane loaded with drugs, allegedly from South America, crashed early Monday in Pedernales (southwest) with one person dead, which until now is unknown if he was the pilot of the aircraft. According to sources linked to the investigation, the National Drug Control Directorate (DNCD) has recovered several […]