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Dominican Republic – Coronavirus Covid-19: Bulletin #101/27 June 2020

According to Coronavirus Bulletin #101 of the Ministry of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology, the Dominican Republic has 31,373 confirmed cases, 754 new confirmed cases from 146,060 PCR diagnostic tests. The number of PCR cases for the bulletin is 3,720, a new record in PCR testing for a single day.

The tally of deaths is now 726, including 8 new registered deaths.

As of Bulletin #101, 3,042 patients are hospitalized, a new record. Of these, 201 patients are in intensive care units. The fatality rate, the number of reported deaths per number of confirmed cases continues to decline. It is now at 2.31%. Positivity rate over the past 4 weeks is 21.02%.

Previous bulletin results have been:
Bulletin #100: 30,619 confirmed cases, 855 new confirmed cases, 718 deaths, new reported deaths 6
Bulletin #99: 29,764 confirmed cases, 623 new cases, 712 deaths, new reported deaths 14
Bulletin #98: 29,141 confirmed cases, 510 new cases, 698 deaths, new reported deaths 7
Bulletin #97: 28,631 confirmed cases, 695 new cases, 691 deaths, new reported deaths 16
Bulletin #96: 27,936 confirmed cases, 566 new cases, 675
deaths, 130,745 PCR tests, new reported deaths 6
Bulletin #95: 27,370 confirmed cases, 693 new cases, 669
deaths, 128,775 PCR tests, new reported deaths 7
Bulletin #94: 26,677 confirmed cases, 899 new cases, 662
deaths, 125,868 PCR tests, new reported deaths 7
Bulletin #93: 25,778 confirmed cases, 710 new cases, 655
deaths, 122,646 PCR tests, new reported deaths 8
Bulletin #92: 25,068 confirmed cases, 423 new cases, 647
deaths, 119,319 PCR tests, new reported deaths 12
Bulletin #91: 24,645 confirmed cases, 540 new cases, 635
deaths, 117,119 PCR tests, new reported deaths 2
Bulletin #90: 24,105 confirmed cases, 419 new cases, 633
deaths, 114,535 PCR tests, new reported deaths 18
Bulletin #89: 23,686 confirmed cases, 415 new cases, 615
deaths, 112,603 PCR tests, new reported deaths 10
Bulletin #88: 23,271 confirmed cases, 309 new cases, 605
deaths, 110,781 PCR tests, new reported deaths 28
Bulletin #87: 22,962 confirmed cases, 390 new cases, 592
deaths, 109,022 PCR tests, new reported deaths 15
Bulletin #86: 22,572 confirmed cases, 564 new cases, 577
deaths, 107,175 PCR tests, new reported deaths 9
Bulletin #85: 22,008 confirmed cases, 571 new cases, 568
deaths, 105,016 PCR tests, new reported deaths 7
Bulletin #84: 21,437 confirmed cases, 629 new cases, 561
deaths, 102,500 PCR tests, new reported deaths 6
Bulletin #83: 20,808 confirmed cases, 393 new cases, 550
deaths, 100,035 PCR tests, new reported deaths 11
Bulletin #82: 20,415 confirmed cases, 289 new cases, 544
deaths, 98,100 PCR tests, new reported deaths 5
Bulletin #81: 20,126 confirmed cases, 526 new cases, 539
deaths, 97,040 PCR tests, new reported deaths 1
Bulletin #80: 19,600 confirmed cases, 405 new cases, 538
deaths, 94,511 PCR tests, new reported deaths 13
Bulletin #79: 19,195 confirmed cases, 487 new cases, 536
deaths, 92,220 PCR tests, new reported deaths 5
Bulletin #78: 18,708 confirmed cases, 389 new cases, 525
deaths, 90,141 PCR tests, new reported deaths 4
Bulletin #77: 18,319 confirmed cases, 279 new cases, 520
deaths, 88,056 PCR tests, new reported deaths 1
Bulletin #76: 18,040 confirmed cases, 288 new cases, 516
deaths, 86,285 PCR tests, new reported deaths 13
Bulletin #75: 17,752 confirmed cases, 180 new cases, 515
deaths, 84,638 PCR tests, new reported deaths 0
Bulletin #74: 17,572 confirmed cases, 287 new cases, 502
deaths, 83,444 PCR tests, new reported deaths 4
Bulletin #73: 17,285 confirmed cases, 377 new cases, 502
deaths, 81,647 PCR tests, new reported deaths 10
Bulletin #72: 16,908 confirmed cases, 377 new cases, 498
deaths, 79,172 PCR tests, new reported deaths 3
Bulletin #71: 16,531 confirmed cases, 463 new cases, 488
deaths, 76,930 PCR tests, new reported deaths 11
Bulletin #70: 16,068 confirmed cases, 345 new cases, 485
deaths, 74,612 PCR tests, new reported deaths 6

The average testing over the past 14 days has risen to 2,777 PCR tests. The numbers of diagnostic tests carried out over the past 14 days [the difference between the PCR tests reported in the past bulletin] are: 3,720 (Bulletin #101), 3,642 (Bulletin #100), 2,729 (Bulletin #99), 2,251 (Bulletin #98), 2,973 (Bulletin #97), 1,970 (Bulletin #96), 2,907 (Bulletin #95), 3,222 (Bulletin #94), 3,327 (Bulletin #93), 2,200 (Bulletin #92), 2,584 (Bulletin #91), 1,932 (Bulletin (#90), 1,822 (Bulletin #89), 1,759 (Bulletin #88), 1,847 (Bulletin #87).

The statistical reports do not include rapid response blood antibody tests or patients diagnosed with tomography or other means. The Dominican Republic has a population of more than 10 million people.

As of Saturday, 27 June 2020 at 4pm, the most confirmed cases continue to be reported in urban areas where most of the tests are carried out. Greater Santo Domingo (Santo Domingo province and the National District) has 55.5%, the result of 17,404 confirmed cases and 31,373 total confirmed cases. Santiago, San Cristobal, La Vega, Duarte (San Francisco de Macorís), Espaillat, La Romana, La Altagracia (Higuey, Verón, Punta Cana), Puerto Plata, Azua, Monseñor Nouel (Bonao), Barahona, Sánchez Ramírez (Cotuí), Hermanas Mirabal (Salcedo), San Juan de la Maguana, San Pedro de Macoris, María Trinidad Sánchez and Valverde are provinces that have 200 or more cases.

The most new cases or recently allocated cases are reported for the 27 June deadline are: National District (273), Santo Domingo province (207), Santiago (54), La Romana (40), La Vega (30), San Cristóbal (26), Barahona (24), La Altagracia (19), Azua (15), San Pedro de Macoris (14), Valverde (11), Monseñor Nouel (11), Pedernales (9), Espaillat (7), Sánchez Ramírez (6), Puerto Plata (6), Duarte (5), María Trinidad Sánchez (3), Peravia (3) and San Juan de la Maguana (3). The Ministry of Public Health reports one or no confirmed cases in 12 of 31 provinces and the National District. The number of recorded cases is dependent on the availability of PCR tests that continue to be scarce, especially in the provinces where test waiting lists are long.

According to Bulletin #101, the evolution of the health crisis nationwide is:
Santo Domingo province: 9,314 cases, 207 new cases, 164 deaths, 4 new deaths
National District: 8,090 cases, 273 new cases, 127 deaths, 1 new deaths
Santiago: 2,212 cases, 54 new cases, 100 deaths, 3 new deaths
San Cristóbal: 1,844 cases, 28 new cases, 31 deaths
La Vega: 1,288 cases, 30 new cases, 34 deaths
Duarte (San Francisco de Macorís): 874 cases, 5 new cases, 87 deaths
La Romana: 819 cases, 40 new cases, 10 deaths
La Altagracia (Higuey, Verón, Punta Cana): 761 cases, 19 new cases, 2 deaths
Espaillat (Moca, Gaspar Hernández): 745 cases, 7 new case, 14 deaths
Azua: 616 cases, 15 new cases, 10 deaths
Barahona: 480 cases, 24 new cases, 8 deaths
Puerto Plata: 470 cases, 6 new cases, 37 deaths
San Juan de la Maguana: 339 cases, 3 new cases, 8 deaths
Sánchez Ramírez (Cotuí): 322 cases, 6 new cases, 10 deaths
San Pedro de Macorís: 282 cases, 14 new cases, 14 deaths
Hermanas Mirabal / Salcedo: 264 cases, 1 new case, 18 deaths
María Trinidad Sánchez / Nagua: 216 cases, 3 new cases, 4 deaths
Valverde: 207 cases, 11 new cases, 12 deaths
Peravia: 194 cases, 3 new cases, 8 deaths
Santiago Rodríguez: 79 cases, 1 new case, 4 deaths
Independencia: 70 cases, 1 death
Samaná: 70 cases, 1 new case, 1 death
San José de Ocoa: 67 cases, 2 deaths
Monte Plata: 60 cases, 1 new case, 7 deaths
Elías Piña: 54 cases, 1 death
Pedernales: 54 cases, 9 new cases
Montecristi: 51 cases, 1 new case, 1 death
El Seibo: 46 cases
Dajabón: 30 cases, 1 new case, 1 death
Hato Mayor: 22 cases, 1 new case, 2 deaths
Baoruco: 20 cases, 1 death

Haiti reports 5,777 confirmed cases and 100 deaths, as of 27 June 2020.

In the Americas, the Dominican Republic is ranked 10th in confirmed cases after the United States, Brazil, Peru, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Ecuador, Colombia, and Argentina.

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29 June 2020