The United States Embassy in Santo Domingo reported in a statement that updated information on COVID-19 should be sent to all US citizens residing in the country at least once a week in the event of a possible health crisis.
The information published on the website of the Embassy in Santo Domingo, indicates that at this moment there is a Level 4 Health Warning not to travel to the Dominican Republic due to the impact of COVID-19.
He adds that the Dominican Republic has 41,915 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 864 deaths.
Highlighting that medical care is seriously reduced with many hospitals almost or totally already at their maximum capacity, limited beds in Intensive Care Units, and increased risk of exposure to COVID-19 of hospitalized patients.
Directions for information on COVID-19 on the website of the US Embassy
Check the CDC website for updated information and what you can do to reduce your risk of getting COVID-19.
Dial * 462 to contact the COVID-19 Helpline in the Dominican Republic for specific instructions if you have been exposed or are experiencing severe symptoms. Note: English speaking operators are limited.
All US citizens must comply with the restrictions established by the Government of the Dominican Republic.
Have a plan to leave the Dominican Republic that does not depend on the help of the United States government.
Visit the COVID-19 crisis page at travel.state.gov for the latest information on travel and other global impacts.
Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive alerts and make your location easier in an emergency.
— Yurel De Jesús to www.gentetuya.com