DR1 Daily News - Dominican Republic
DR1.com is the leading English news source in the Dominican Republic for over 30 years.
Showing articles from the past 7 days. To read past articles, visit our DR1.com Daily News Forum.
News · Click here for DR1 Travel News
The Dominican Republic is experiencing lows in new cases and active cases. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Public Health closely monitors the new variants and their impact in the Dominican Republic as curfew restrictions are reduced to a minimum. The government announced as of 2 August 2021, the National Dr. Defilló Lab has sequencing capacity to determine the variants that are circulating in the country for timely control of outbreaks.
The Ministry of Public Health’s Epidemiology Department Coronavirus Bulletin #497 reports 365 new PCR cases for the Wednesday, 28 July 2021 deadline. New cases and active cases have been consistently declining since mid-July.
The Health Cabinet has challenged the people in the Dominican Republic to get fully vaccinated. In the Dominican Republic the government has sufficient inventories of vaccines to apply at least 100,000 doses per day.