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Over 70% of beds enabled for COVID-19 are available in the Dominican Republic

Since last Thursday, 73% of the beds enabled for COVID-19 in the Dominican Republic’s public network were available, according to data released by the National Health Service (SNS) in the Dominican Republic.

The country has 1,575 beds for patients with coronavirus and that of these only 432 are in use according to the SNS report. In intensive care (ICU) for critical patients, there are 104 people. In this area the public network has 217 beds, which indicates that there is an occupancy of 48%.

The National District and Santo Domingo are two of the demarcations that accumulate the most cases of coronavirus, with 49,675 and 35,650 infections respectively. The Ciudad Sanitaria and Santo Socorro have 100% of the availability of their beds for internment.

According to epidemiological bulletin 294, on Thursday 550 new cases were reported in the National District and 242 in Santo Domingo.

The Rodolfo de la Cruz Lora hospital has an 80% availability and the San Lorenzo de Los Mina maternity hospital has 78%. While the Moscoso Puello and the Marcelino Vélez have an occupation of 67% and 69%, respectively, so they have less than 35% for new COVID-19 income.

In Santiago, the Antonio Fernández, Rafael Castro, Jorge Armando Martínez, José de Jesús Jiménez, Lilian Fernández, Sabana Iglesia and Napier Díaz hospitals have 100% of the beds enabled for COVID-19 patients available, as do the Health centers Integral Bella Vista and the specialist in Health Care Juan XXIII.

The Hato del Yaque hospital has 86% of its available capacity, the Arturo Grullón 80%, the Santo José de las Matas 75% as well as the Yrene Fernández.

Presidente Estrella Ureña hospital only has 29 of its beds for COVID-19 patients and the José María Cabral y Báez 25%, that is, these last two centers have more than 70% occupied.

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