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The Ministry of Public Health’s Epidemiology Department Coronavirus Bulletin #334 reports 532 new PCR cases for the Monday, 15 February 2021 deadline. The cases compare to the 7-day nationwide average for PCR confirmed cases that is 759.

The number of PCR-confirmed cases is at 231,095 for the 15 February bulletin. Labs carried out 3,205 first PCR tests. The number of tests compares with the 14-day average that is 6,242. The average has increased after countries abroad are requesting a PCR test for return travel. The country can process 14,000 PCR tests a day. Overall, the demand for tests is up. The government says sufficient PCR tests are available.

Private labs have special facilities for those requiring results in time for travel abroad. Results of PCR tests can be had in 24 hours for those presenting a valid airline ticket at Referencia Lab branches in Santo Domingo...

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