Dominican Republic: For the second time there are no deaths from Covid-19 in 24 hours

For the second time after the notification of the Covid-19 pandemic, the country did not register any death in a day, according to the special bulletin number 66 of the disease, which as of May 23 accumulated 14,801 confirmed cases, of which 379 were new and deaths remain at 458.
Recovered patients rose to 8,133, so active cases stood at 6,210, of which 2,295 are hospitalized and 3,915 are in home isolation.

The case-fatality rate continues to drop and yesterday stood at 3.09%.

Of the hospitalized patients, 122 are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), of which 54.10% were in centers in Greater Santo Domingo, 27.87% in Santiago and 11.48% in Duarte.

The median age of the total cases is 41 years. 54.44% (8,057) are men.
The number of samples processed total 67,940, of which 53,139 have been discarded. In the last four weeks, the positivity in the processed samples is 19.13%.
By place of residence, 76.20% (349) of the deceased correspond to 12 municipalities: San Francisco de Macorís, Santo Domingo de Guzmán, Santiago, Santo Domingo Este, La Vega, Santo Domingo Norte, Santo Domingo Oeste, Puerto Plata, San Pedro de Macorís, San Cristóbal, Salcedo and La Romana.

These localities accumulate 11,990 cases, representing 81% of the country’s total.

The average age of the deceased is 65 years. Arterial hypertension (26.42%) and diabetes (22.05%) were reported among the history of the deceased. 70.52% (323) are men.

Of the 379 new cases, 108 were reported in the National District, while in the Santo Domingo province there were 139.

Other locations with more new cases were San Cristóbal, with 27; La Altagracia, 21; Santiago, 18; and La Vega, 12. The rest of the provinces had between zero to seven cases and there are 9 infections in territories not yet determined.

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