The head of the Ministry of Health of the Dominican Republic announced a national epidemic throughout the country to combat the spread of coronavirus infection.
The other day, a decree was issued, according to which the activities of all institutions in the economic, social and entertainment spheres are suspended from 08:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. daily.
As reported in the local popular publication Dia, there is still a ban on mass events, casinos, bars, clubs and discos. Hotels and companies engaged in the tourism sector will continue to operate, subject to strict adherence to new requirements and sanitary safety rules.
A total of 32,658 cases of coronavirus infection were officially registered in the Dominican Republic, 747 people died, 17,580 successfully recovered.