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SANTO DOMINGO — Five Caribbean countries continued to show an uptick in coronavirus cases Sunday to reach 17,906, according to a News Americas analysis. But there is good news as well as the countries reported no new deaths Sunday. The Dominican Republic continues to show increases in confirmed cases daily

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DUSHANBE — Despite infecting more than three million people around the world, there are still 33 countries and territories that have yet to report a single case of the novel coronavirus. These include Comoros, Lesotho, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and tiny far-flung island nations in the Pacific such as Nauru, Kiribati and

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BUENOS AIRES — Latin America and the Caribbean has now recorded more than half a million coronavirus infections, according to an Agence France-Press tally based on official reports.  Almost half have been recorded in Brazil – the country worst-hit by the pandemic in the region – which also has more than 15,000

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SANTO DOMINGO — There are now at least 8,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in a single Caribbean country, which saw a whopping 281 new cases today. The Dominican Republic reached 8,235 cases yesterday as its death toll climbed by another 13 to 346. According to the local representative of the Pan

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SANTO DOMINGO — Several Caribbean nations are showing positive signs that they are flattening the curve of the dreaded new coronavirus, a silver lining for a region that has seen its tourism dependent economy crushed by the pandemic. The number of new coronavirus cases has now been zero in over

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BOGOTA — Coronavirus cases topped 170,000 in Latin America and the Caribbean and caused the deaths of more than 8,000 people in the region, according to data from Johns Hopkins University in Maryland as of Monday. COVID-19 so far claimed the lives of more than 200,000 people worldwide and the

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SANTO DOMINGO — The number of cases of the novel coronavirus in the Caribbean continues to increase, despite a slow down in some countries, with the total passing 10,000 last night. According to a News Americas Now analysis, the Caribbean now has 10,601 confirmed cases of the virus while the death

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SANTO DOMINGO — The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus is back on an uptick in the last few days despite showing slight signs of slowing this week. The total number of cases of COVID-19 across the region had increased to 7,432, with Saba reporting its first cases this week

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SANTO DOMINGO — With economists from the World Bank, IMF and IDB forecasting a gloomy economic future for the Caribbean region, there seemed to some good news Tuesday as the number of cases in most regional countries showed a flattening off, even though an uptick continued in seven countries. Most

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GENEVA — The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday that it was looking into reports of some COVID-19 patients testing positive again after initially testing negative for the disease while being considered for discharge. South Korean officials on Friday reported 91 patients thought cleared of the new coronavirus had

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