Dominican Republic – Coronavirus Covid-19: Bulletin #132/28 July 2020

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According to Coronavirus Bulletin #132 of the Ministry of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology, the Dominican Republic has 66,182 confirmed cases, including 1,492 new cases. Bulletin #132 indicates that 42% of the reported cases are persons in the 20-39 years range.



The number of confirmed cases depends on the availability of PCR tests that continues to be very scarce, especially in the provinces. In the Dominican Republic, even the well off have to wait to get tested. For a shot at a free PCR test, people queue for hours at the Laboratorio Nacional Dr. Defilló in Santo Domingo.



The average testing over the past 14 days is 3,709 PCR tests. The numbers of diagnostic tests carried out over the past 14 days [the difference between the PCR tests reported since the past bulletin] are: 3,471 (Bulletin #132), 2,310 (Bulletin #131), 3,867 (Bulletin #130), 5,487 (Bulletin #129)...
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Airports will not be sending back sick people. They will be asked to quarantine and recover. People traveling today should have good international medical insurance that covers Covid-19.