Covid-19 Daily Updates

Please Note: Due to the very small number of covid-19 cases being reported the Ministry of Health is not publishing updates on a daily basis.  We will add the most recent published data as it becomes available.  You can use the Worldwide Data app link below to check the latest released figures.

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March 2023 The General Directorate of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Public Health notified 14 new cases of covid-19 after processing 935 samples, of which 249 were PCR and 686 were antigenic.

Bulletin #1079 (March 2023) indicates that the daily positivity stands at 2.29 % and that there are now only 53 active cases.


Click this link to see the up-to-date Covid-19 information for the Dominican Republic and Worldwide.  World Wide Data

Payment of services, telephone, electricity, water, internet.

Many people have been asking how to pay these bills when offices or places they normally used to pay these invoices are closed.  Here are some suggestions:-

  1. If you, or a Dominican partner, have a local bank account, download the mobile or Bank-on-Line App.  It seems all banks now have connections to the service providers enabling online payment from your, or any other person’s bank account. You do need to add the service first by selecting the service provider and the telephone number or account number you want to pay.  By then entering the bank account from which the payment will be made followed by the telephone or account number the invoice amount due will be displayed and you can authorize payment.
  2. If you do not have an account check with a local pharmacy or supermarket if you can pay via their connection to the service provider. Many pharmacies have offered this service for a long time and continue to do so. Some supermarkets also offer a payment facility, not at a till but from their customer service counter.
  3. Many, if not all banks, can also accept payment at their branch office EVEN IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN ACCOUNT!

We hope this helps!  If you have other questions please do use our contact form or ask in the comments box below and you will receive an answer.

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