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 number of cases for Bulletin #820 was 963, up from 903 on the previous day. This number compares to the 7-day nationwide average for confirmed lab-reported cases that is now 838. Active cases were up again and now are at 3,799. Ronald Skewes, director of Epidemiology at the Ministry of Public Health says that in context the increase in cases is well below the Omicron wave that occurred over the holidays.
The Ministry of Public Health recommends getting the third and fourth booster vaccines. The third booster is now highly recommended for children from 12 years now that there have been outbreaks in private and public schools.
The fourth booster is available for those 18 years and older. The fourth booster can be applied four months after the third booster. It is recommended especially for those over 50 years of age and those with depressed immune systems.
The Pfizer vaccine is...