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Dominican Republic – Coronavirus Covid-19: Bulletin 102/28 June 2020

According to Coronavirus Bulletin #102 of the Ministry of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology, the Dominican Republic has 31,816 confirmed cases, 443 new confirmed cases from 148,208 PCR diagnostic tests. The number of PCR cases for the bulletin is 2,148.

The tally of deaths is now 733, including 7 new registered deaths.

As of Bulletin #102, 3,058 patients are hospitalized, a new record. Of these, 202 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 2.30%. Positivity rate over the past 4 weeks is 21.05%.

Previous bulletin results have been:
Bulletin #101: 31,373 confirmed cases, 754 new cases, 726 deaths, new reported deaths 8
Bulletin #100: 30,619 confirmed cases, 855 new 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 2,799 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: 2,148 (Bulletin #102), 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 Sunday, 28 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 55.4%, the result of 17,624 confirmed cases and 31,816 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, Valverde and Peravia are provinces that have 200 or more cases.

The most new cases or recently allocated cases are reported for the 28 June deadline are: Santo Domingo province (134), National District (86), Barahona (43), Santiago (37), La Altagracia (27), San Cristóbal (19), La Romana (15), La Vega (9), Puerto Plata (9), San Pedro de Macoris (9), Monseñor Nouel (8), San Juan de la Maguana (8), Sánchez Ramírez (7), Peravia (6), Montecristi (5), Azua (4), María Trinidad Sánchez (3), Valverde (2), Duarte (2) and Elías Piña (2). 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 #102, the evolution of the health crisis nationwide is:
Santo Domingo province: 9,448 cases, 134 new cases, 167 deaths, 3 new deaths
National District: 8,176 cases, 86 new cases, 129 deaths, 2 new deaths
Santiago: 2,249 cases, 37 new cases, 100 deaths
San Cristóbal: 1,863 cases, 19 new cases, 31 deaths
La Vega: 1,297 cases, 9 new cases, 35 deaths, 1 new death
Duarte (San Francisco de Macorís): 876 cases, 2 new cases, 87 deaths
La Romana: 834 cases, 15 new cases, 10 deaths
La Altagracia (Higuey, Verón, Punta Cana): 788 cases, 27 new cases, 2 deaths
Espaillat (Moca, Gaspar Hernández): 745 cases, 14 deaths
Azua: 620 cases, 4 new cases, 10 deaths
Barahona: 523 cases, 43 new cases, 8 deaths
Puerto Plata: 479 cases, 9 new cases, 37 deaths
San Juan de la Maguana: 347 cases, 8 new cases, 8 deaths
Sánchez Ramírez (Cotuí): 329 cases, 7 new cases, 10 deaths
San Pedro de Macorís: 291 cases, 9 new cases, 14 deaths
Hermanas Mirabal / Salcedo: 264 cases, 18 deaths
María Trinidad Sánchez / Nagua: 219 cases, 3 new cases, 4 deaths
Valverde: 209 cases, 1 new case, 13 deaths, 1 new death
Peravia: 200 cases, 6 new cases, 8 deaths
Santiago Rodríguez: 79 cases, 4 deaths
Independencia: 70 cases, 1 death
Samaná: 70 cases, 1 death
San José de Ocoa: 67 cases, 2 deaths
Monte Plata: 60 cases, 7 deaths
Elías Piña: 56 cases, 2 new cases, 1 death
Montecristi: 56 cases, 5 new cases, 1 death
Pedernales: 54 cases, 9 new cases
El Seibo: 46 cases
Dajabón: 31 cases, 1 new case, 1 death
Hato Mayor: 22 cases, 1 new case, 2 deaths
Baoruco: 20 cases, 1 death

Haiti reports 5,847 confirmed cases and 104 deaths, as of 28 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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30 June 2020