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    DR1 Daily News - Monday, 13 April 2020

    Dominican Republic – Coronavirus Bulletin updates as of 11 April 2020 Public Health Ministry: Goal is 100,000 rapid tests this month State of Emergency extended through 30 April Health care workers infected with Covid-19 infection Face masks needed to enter bank branches Sanitizing tunnels...
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    DR1 Daily News - Thursday, 9 April 2020

    DR1 Daily News takes a break for Good Friday Dominican Republic – Coronavirus Covid-20: Bulletin #20: 8 April 2020 Waddys Jaquez is recovering from coronavirus Santiago declares state of emergency Major coronavirus operation in San Francisco de Macoris Is there a black market for rapid...
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    DR1 Daily News - Wednesday, 8 April 2020

    Dominican Republic –Covid-19: Bulletin #19 / 40 test positive in Boca Chica Coronavirus transmission in La Victoria jail Will the Chamber of Deputies vote to extend the Emergency State through 8 May? More on the RD$1.5 billion medical supplies contract to Tools Resources Enterprises Toreen SRL...
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    DR1 Daily News - Tuesday, 7 April 2020

    Monday, 6 April Coronavirus Bulletin #18: 1,828 cases, 86 deaths Four coronavirus cases reported at La Victoria jail National Budget director has coronavirus No Covid-19 confirmed cases yet in Elias Piña and San José de Ocoa provinces Coronavirus spreads in Haiti Senate approves extension of...
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    DR1 Daily News - Monday, 6 April 2020

    Public Health Minister optimistic on progress with Covid-19 numbers Gregariousness of Dominicans in NY makes Washington Heights a virus hotspot Inmate tests positive at La Victoria jail Two children dead from coronavirus in DR Dr. Cruz Jiminián discharged to continue recovery at home 11 Police...
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    DR1 Daily News - Friday, 3 April 2020

    Coronavirus tally in DR: 1,380 cases, 60 deaths PAHO says Greater Santo Domingo and three provinces are headed for peak in Covid-19 New health department app to share info on the coronavirus Attorney General orders those who violate curfew to be assigned to pick up garbage City government builds...
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    DR1 Daily News - Thursday, 2 April 2020

    President Medina names new taskforce to combat Covid-19 Coronavirus tally in DR: 1,284 cases, 57 deaths Cedimat prepares for more Covid-19 patients DR may be able to resolve its medical devices needs by buying from local export free zones DR presides the UN Security Council; virtual sessions to...
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    DR1 Daily News - Wednesday, 1 April 2020

    1,109 cases, up from 901; the breakdown of Covid-19 cases in the DR President Medina names Amado Alejandro Báez his health sector advisor Government is preparing for a coronavirus volunteers service Government provides special incentive for public servants facing COVID-19 La Vega spike of cases...
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    DR1 Daily News - Tuesday, 31 March 2020

    901 cases, up from 859; the breakdown of Covid-19 cases in the DR Gustavo Montalvo: Government has the monopoly on donations of medical supplies for Covid-19 Reasons why the Covid-19 fatality rate is so high in the DR: statistics, congregations and poor public health facilities Why so many...
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    DR1 Daily News - Monday, 30 March 2020

    859 persons test positive in the Dominican Republic, deaths climb to 39 Coronavirus forces military takeover of San Francisco de Macoris Santiago mayor requests total shutdown for Santiago city Medical Association calls for total lockdown Sanitizing Greater Santo Domingo Police call citizens to...
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    DR1 Daily News - Friday, 27 March 2020

    Covid-19: 488 cases in DR, 10 deaths Four, nine or 15 deaths from Covid-19 in San Francisco? Curfew hours increased in DR: Now 5 pm to 6 am Police arrests 10,000 as it enforces curfew Health providers announce coverage for Covid-19 Ministry of Labor: Companies are suspending their employees...
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    DR1 Daily News - Thursday, 26 March 2020

    President Danilo Medina announced direct cash transfers, food distribution and more free diagnostic tests 25 March: 392 cases in the Dominican Republic, 80 more Gustavo Montalvo: Stay at home, keep cities open to stock food and supplies San Francisco de Macoris is militarized Covid-19...
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    DR1 Daily News - Wednesday, 25 March 2020

    Gustavo Montalvo: “This quarantine is not optional” Police director arrests thousands to stem violation of quarantine Virtual justice is happening Presidency announces President Danilo Medina will speak on Wednesday, 25 March 2020 in the evening. 24 March 2020: 312 cases of Covid-19 Designer...
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    We lost Jenny Polanco to Covid-19

    We mourn the passing of Jenny Polanco. She was 62 and did not survive Covid-19. She died at the Ramon de Lara Hospital. She imported the disease after a trip to Spain. Jenny was a country brand name for Dominican design here and abroad. She endeavored to take Dominican design around the world...
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    DR1 Daily News - Tuesday, 24 March 2020

    Telecom companies banned from cutting service for delays in payment, colmados banned from selling alcohol Presidency bans firing government employees, authorizes circulation of essential good and service suppliers Decree 136-20 bans unilateral isolation of coronavirus-free towns Most Dominican...
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    Banks announce 8:30-12:30 noon schedules

    The Association of Commercial Banks (ABA) announces that as of Monday, 23 March their branches will open from 8:30am to 12:30pm and close on Saturdays and Sundays. Several branches are closing. ABA is recommending clients use their online services.
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    DR1 Daily News - Monday, 23 March 2020

    Government Covid-19 virus website provides updates Government orders curfew from 8pm to 6am Which of your rights are curbed by the 2020 curfew decree? Government stops Omsa and metro service; guarantees food supply Currency exchanges will continue to function "normally" Health insurance will...
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    Number of covid-19 coronavirus cases in the Dominican Republic

    The Ministry of Public Health announced the number of confirmed cases has climbed from 34 on 18 March to 72 cases as of the morning of 20 March 2020. There are 301 persons under observation. There are 78 persons in self-isolation, and another 49 are hospitalized. Public Health Minister Rafael...
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    Good things Covid-19 has brought

    It has taught us how to wash our hands. Imagine all the sicknesses we will be spared from thanks to this new habit we are acquiring.
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    How to get tested for the coronavirus: government and private labs in the Dominican R

    The Ministry of Public Health is advising those who suspect they have coronavirus to not call 911 for emergency services. Instead, people are being told to call *462 0 (809 687-7347). Ministry of Public Health has a hotline for people to call in case the two key symptoms are fever, dry cough...