Coronavirus Covid-19 Bulletin #991/ 4 December 2022


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Feb 20, 2019

The 4-week Covid-19 positivity rate is up to 5.79%, with the 24-hour positivity rate at 22.48%, as per Covid-19 Bulletin #991 dated 4 December 2022.

The Ministry of Public Health is encouraging people to up their vaccination status, with a third, fourth or fifth vaccine that are available for free in the Dominican Republic. The analysis of samples from people recently infected with Covid-19 confirms the subvariant of the Omicron strain, known as XBB, is circulating in the country. The new variant is not worse than the Omicron, but does spread rapidly. The symptoms are a cough, runny nose and fever.

The number of Covid-19 registered cases in the Dominican Republic for Bulletin #991 was 234, up from 182 on the previous day. The number of official cases is said to be understated. What is certain is that the number of Covid-19 cases has been rising as the weather cools off.

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