Dominican Republic – Coronavirus Covid-19: Bulletin #115/11 July 2020


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Feb 20, 2019

The spread of Covid-19 in the Dominican Republic has been slowly rising in urban areas in the Dominican Republic.

After the economy’s opening on 20 May 2020, there has been a sustained increase in the pace of new cases. The intense interaction of pre and post presidential election days is said to have caused a faster spread of the disease. Provinces, where there had been little Covid-19, reported outbreaks in May and June, as politicians feverishly campaigned in the final weeks leading to the 5 July 2020 presidential and congressional election.

According to Coronavirus Bulletin #115 of the Ministry of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology, the Dominican Republic has 44,532 confirmed cases, including a record high of 1,418 new cases. The number of PCR tests reported for the bulletin is 3,538.

The tally of deaths is now 897, including 17 new registered deaths. The...
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