SANTO DOMINGO.- Covid-19 infections reached 40,790 affected in the country, of which 1,202 are new infections.
In the National District alone, 426 new infections were detected and it is currently the district that concentrates the highest number of active infected with 5,691, which is equivalent to 25% of the 19,522 people with the active virus.
Another province where infections continue to occur is in Santo Domingo, where 302 new cases originated, currently it is the town where more infections have been detected and the one that currently accumulates the most deaths with 202, of the 842 that have occurred in the whole country.
18 new deaths
The trail of deaths from the virus continues to spread. The Public Health bulletin 112, issued yesterday, indicates that there were 13 new deaths, of which seven occurred in the National District, two in San Cristóbal and the provinces of La Vega, Santiago, San Juan and Santo Domingo, one in each.
The average age of the deceased is 66 years. The comorbidities associated with these deaths are hypertension, 32.42%, and diabetes, 23.99% of cases. The fatality rate yesterday was 2.06 percent.
In addition 67.93 percent (572), corresponds to the male sex.
— Johanna Matos to eldia.com.do