SANTO DOMINGO, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) -- Dominican Republic health authorities reported on Sunday that the number of cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country has risen to 94,241, with 1,681 deaths.
The Ministry of Public Health stated in a release that 509 new cases and eight more deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.
Of the confirmed active cases, 7,480 are in hospital isolation and 18,304 in self-quarantine at home.
Of those hospitalized, 220 are being treated in intensive care units.
Meanwhile, 66,776 patients have recovered.