Public Health reports more than 7 thousand active cases of coronavirus
More than 2 million tests have been carried out to detect the virus.

With 520 new infections, the Ministry of Public Health (MSP) registered 7,616 active cases of covid-19 yesterday.
Through the epidemiological bulletin, the entity indicated that Santo Domingo was the province that reported more people infected with 123, while the National District notified 114, Puerto Plata about 104, Altagracia 38 and Santiago de los Caballeros 24.

He reported that the newly affected increased the number of infections to 366 thousand 711, of which he pointed out that 355 thousand 023 have recovered.

In terms of deaths, the health governing body identified five new deaths from the disease.

In that sense, he reported that with a fatality rate of 1.11 percent, deaths caused by the Sars Cov 2 virus in the country amount to 4,072.

He stressed that 24.90 percent of the deceased suffered from hypertension and 15.55 percent suffered from diabetes.

On the other hand, the government entity detailed that the daily positivity stands at 14.73 percent and that of the last four weeks at 9.48 percent.

Hospital network

The occupancy of beds in the hospitalization rooms of health centers that provide care for coronavirus patients is 23 percent, with 606 used of the 2,604 available.

While in the Intensive Care area it is 34 percent, with 207 occupied of the 609 usable.

Meanwhile, the use of ventilators for assisted breathing stands at 26 percent, with 134 used of the 519 enabled.


As of October 12, 12,174,532 Dominicans have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

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