Between Sunday, January 2 and Saturday, January 8, the Dominican Republic has registered 35,274 new cases of COVID-19, which is the week with the highest number of infections since the start of the pandemic, in March 2020.
At the same time, it is one of the four weeks in which fewer deaths have been reported due to complications from the disease.
In those seven days, six deaths were registered.
The highest spikes of infections this week were reported on Saturday (6,200) and Sunday (6,042), when a slight increase in hospital occupancy was also recorded.
Intensive care hospitalizations went from 22% to 26%, due to the fact that 20 people were admitted to this unit.
From Diario Libre.