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The number of Covid-19 cases for Bulletin #839 was 1,080, up from 967 on the previous day. This number compares to the 7-day nationwide average for confirmed lab-reported cases that is now 1,121, up from the previous day. Ronald Skewes, director of Epidemiology at the Ministry of Public Health says that in context the increase …

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President Luis Abinader announced the construction of the Santo Domingo Convention Center at the site of the Hotel Hispaniola. The hotel is located on a large property bordered by the Independencia, Abraham Lincoln and Correa y Cidrón avenues. On the south side of the Hispaniola is the closed property of the Hotel Santo Domingo. A …

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Energy and Mines Minister Antonio Almonte says the Abinader administration is working to install a 2,000 megawatts between 2022 and 2026 to guarantee stable power service in the country. He said the cold reserve that would be created would permit two large power plants to be out simultaneously for maintenance. Almonte made the remarks when …

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Edesur Dominicana, the government power distributor, announced it has lit up 300 light posts in 20 sectors belonging to “Los Kilómetros” of Independencia Avenue, in the National District. The general manager of Edesur Dominicana, Milton Morrison said the action contributes to citizen security. The operation included the installation of new LED lamps, replacements, normalizations, and …

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The Ministry of Public Health (MSP) notified on Tuesday, 5 July 2022 that the first suspected case of monkeypox has been identified in the country. The case is reported in a Dominican national who had recently entered from the United States. “After presenting symptoms similar to those of this disease, the suspicion alarm was activated, …

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Investigative journalist Nuria Piera dedicated her most recent report to look into how political patronage has impeded advances at the National Aquarium. Piera recalled that just four days after taking office, then Environment Minister Orlando Jorge Mera visited the facilities and commissioned the new director Wanda Garcia to rescue and transform what he described as …

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The president of the Dominican Football Federation (Fedofutbol), Rubén García and Arturo Heinsen, secretary-general of the Dominican Football League (LDF) say that the growth of soccer in the Dominican Republic is a reality. The efforts to build the sport are evident. The Dominican under 20 team, ranked 23rd of 41 countries, last week won the …

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26-year old Karl-Anthony Towns has agreed to a four-year US$224 million extension of his contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The deal begins with the 2024-25 season and delivers Towns’ total contract value to six years and US$295 million. Towns has played on the Dominican national basketball team. Born in NY, he is the son of …

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The National Weather Office (Onamet) says the cloudiness and rains will continue through Thursday, 7 July 2022, caused by the humidity and instability generated by the passing tropical wave and a trough located northeast of the country that is moving westward. These rains will be more frequent and intense mainly in the afternoon over different …

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The number of Covid-19 cases for Bulletin #838 was 967, up from 874 on the previous day. This number compares to the 7-day nationwide average for confirmed lab-reported cases that is now 1,044, down from the previous day. Ronald Skewes, director of Epidemiology at the Ministry of Public Health says that in context the increase …