72.1% of covid-19 infections are concentrated in Greater Santo Domingo and Santiago after the Ministry of Public Health reported 942 infected in 4,295 first-time tests, placing daily positivity at 21.93%.
In the National District they reported 345 new contaminated cases, in the province of Santo Domingo 181, Santiago 154, La Altagracia 46, La Vega 27 and Valverde 26.
In addition, 21 in San Pedro de Macorís, 19 in San Cristóbal, 11 in Duarte, also in Monte Plata; 10 in San José de Ocoa, also in Puerto Plata; 9 in Espaillat, 8 in Baoruco and Montecristi.
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Also, 7 in Peravia, 6 in San Juan and Hermanas Mirabal, 5 in Dajabón, 4 in Barahona and in an unspecified place, 3 in Azua and Santiago Rodríguez, 2 in Sánchez Ramírez and Hato Mayor and 1 in Moseñor Nouel.
In the epidemiological bulletin 830, it details that hospital occupancy due to coronavirus was placed at 9.8% with 233 occupied beds of the 2,373 enabled, according to official figures from the Ministry of Health.
Of the 585 beds that were enabled in intensive care units (ICU), 26 have seriously ill patients, which represents 4.4%. In ventilators there are 4 infected, which represents 0.9%.
The active cases of the coronavirus add up to 3,823 while the registered ones are 604,198 of which 595,992 have recovered and 2,869,982 have been discarded.
Among the risk groups, a total of 73,492 minors have been infected with covid; as well as 2,548 health workers and 2,437 pregnant women.
Yesterday they carried out 8,419 processed samples, of which 4,124 were subsequent and the positivity of the last four weeks was placed at 12.21%.
Deaths from covid-19 remain at 4,383, of which 23.50% suffered from hypertension and 14.99% from diabetes.