Coronavirus Covid-19 Bulletin #249/ 22 November 2020

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The Ministry of Public Health’s Epidemiology Department Coronavirus Bulletin #249 reports 419 new PCR confirmed cases. The 7-day nationwide average for PCR confirmed cases is 660 cases.



3,514 first PCR tests were carried out in time for the 22 November report deadline. The government is reaching out to the population in shopping malls, government offices and companies. The previous 14-day average is at 4,277. President Abinader announced on 16 November that the country can process 10,000 PCR tests a day, yet labs have not had the demand for the tests.



The 4-week positivity rate is 11.03%, while the 24-hour positivity is 11.92%. The number of reported active cases has risen for the fourth consecutive day and is now at 23,636, up slightly from the previous day.



While the Ministry of Public Health Covid-19 team has been reporting a marked decline in demand for tests over...

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