Coronavirus Covid-19 Bulletin #258/ 1 December 2020

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The Ministry of Public Health’s Epidemiology Department Coronavirus Bulletin #258 reports 895 new PCR confirmed cases. The 7-day nationwide average for PCR confirmed cases is 790.



Some 6,801 first PCR tests were carried out in time for the Tuesday, 1 December 2020 report deadline. The 14-day average is 4,912. The country can process 10,000 PCR tests a day.



The 4-week positivity rate is 12.79%, again up slightly. The 24-hour positivity is 13.16%, down from 15% the previous day. The number of reported active cases is up again, this time to 27,252.



The Ministry of Public Health has been more aggressive in testing. The Ministry has set up more fixed stations and expanded testing services at public hospitals and places to catch the disease early. The Ministry has also undertaken corporate testing.



The Dominican Republic continues under a National State of Emergency...

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