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Dominican Rep. reports 5 new cholera cases

Santo Domingo, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The Dominican Health Ministry on Wednesday reported five new cases of cholera in the country, bringing overall contagion toll to 82 since first detection in October 2022.

As explained by Eladio Perez, Deputy Collective Health Minister, the new cholera-infected patients are three women (aged 23, 26 and 43), a 60-year-old man and an eight-year-old minor.

All new patients are reported as stable, said Perez, while warning of possible increased infection toll in Holy Week.

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