The country reaches 2 million samples to detect covid
The antigen test is one of the types of samples that identifies the virus.

Since March 1, 2020, when the first case of covid-19 was reported in the Dominican Republic, the Ministry of Public Health (MSP) has processed 2 million 002 thousand 636 samples to detect the spread of the virus.
According to the entity, of the total of tests carried out 353 thousand 887 have tested positive for the disease, of those, 345 are newly infected.

According to the institution’s reports, the National District is the province that has shed the most infections of the pathology with 95,375.

They are also in the first numbers of that line, Santo Domingo that to date registers 76 thousand 982, Santiago 36 thousand 034, La Romana 12 thousand 818 and La Altagracia 12 thousand 257.

On the other hand, the agency reported two deaths in the most recent epidemiological bulletin, so the number of deaths rises to 4,020, with a fatality rate that remains unchanged at 1.14 percent.

He stressed that with 812 deaths, Santo Domingo is the district that has reported the most deaths from coronavirus; It is followed by the National District that has 642, Santiago 611, La Vega 215 and San Cristóbal 214.

In relation to the positivity rate, the health governing body declared that the daily rate is 9.20 percent and that of the last four weeks at 6.68 percent.

Hospital network

The occupancy of regular beds is at 15 percent, with 398 occupied of the 2 thousand 604 available.

Likewise, the use of ventilators for assisted respiration stands at 15 percent, with 77 employed out of the 609 usable.

While intensive care rooms are 21 percent, with 130 beds used of the 609 enabled.

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