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Le Soleil Dominicain
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Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Cholera deaths at six
Story Text & Photos © 2012 by DR1 Apr 25 2012 09:59AM
DR1 - Dominican authorities confirmed yesterday, Monday 23 April, the death of six people affected by cholera in Tamboril, where as of yesterday 523 patients have been treated for symptoms of the disease, as reported in Diario Libre. A further two adults with cholera symptoms have died in the town after being hospitalized. The latest victim is Hilda Mercedes, 82, who passed away in the municipal district of Canca la Piedra on Saturday, 21 April. The Deputy Minister for Public Health based in Santiago, Dr. Yadira Perez, said that 36 patients have tested positive for cholera. Nevertheless, she stated that the situation was under the control of the ministry brigades that are carrying out preventive campaigns in several areas of Tamboril. At 10am yesterday, Monday 23 April, 19 patients were being treated in the hospital in Tamboril, of whom three were women, four children and 12 men, who presented fever, stomach pains and diarrhea. Dr. Perez said that the patients who were hydrated and with fewer bowel movements are being discharged so that they can continue recovering at home. The official said that Public Health is treating any patient with vomiting and diarrhea as a suspect cholera case. Over the past four days, four tanks of chlorinated water were installed in sectors like Canca La Piedra and El Arenazo, where the greatest numbers of cases have been reported. In the meantime, most residents in Tamboril are refusing to drink water directly from the normal water supply for fear of cholera. Read original at DR1.

  

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DR Weather at Midnight on April 21, 2014
Story Text & Photos © 2014 by The Dominican Sun Apr 21 2014 04:29AM
The Dominican Sun - Across the Dominican Republic in the last 24 hours the highest observed temperature by DRSol was 91 at Puerto Plata In. The coolest reading came from Santiago Intl A with an overnight low of 72. A few spotty light to moderate rain showers were reported, the last in El Catey Intl at 6PM last night. Skies were generally partly cloudy. Winds are averaging 9 mph from the SE, with a peak gust to 25 mph seen at 4PM yesterday afternoon at Santiago Intl A. By the Numbers DR cities reported rain 11% of the time, and thunderstorms 0%. Average reported rainfall intensity on a scale of 0 to 100 was 38. Cloud cover totaled 49%. Click above to view summaries for the last week or last month. Last updated at 12:28AM. Read original at The Dominican Sun.

  

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DRSol Evening Weather Summary for April 20, 2014
Story Text & Photos © 2014 by The Dominican Sun Apr 20 2014 23:29PM
The Dominican Sun - Across the Dominican Republic in the last 24 hours the highest observed temperature by DRSol was 91 at Puerto Plata In. The coolest reading came from Santiago Intl A with an overnight low of 72. A few spotty light to moderate rain showers were reported, the last in El Catey Intl at 6PM this evening. Skies were generally partly cloudy. Winds are averaging 9 mph from the SE, with a peak gust to 25 mph seen at 4PM this afternoon at Santiago Intl A. By the Numbers DR cities reported rain 13% of the time, and thunderstorms 0%. Average reported rainfall intensity on a scale of 0 to 100 was 36. Cloud cover totaled 50%. Click above to view summaries for the last week or last month. Last updated at 7:28PM. Read original at The Dominican Sun.

  

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Lunchtime Weather Report on this April 20, 2014
Story Text & Photos © 2014 by The Dominican Sun Apr 20 2014 16:29PM
The Dominican Sun - Across the Dominican Republic in the last 24 hours the highest observed temperature by DRSol was 90 at Puerto Plata In. The coolest reading came from Santiago Intl A with an overnight low of 72. A few spotty light to moderate rain showers were reported, and rain is being observed right now as well at El Catey Intl and Caucedo/De Las. Skies were generally partly cloudy. Winds are averaging 10 mph from the SE, with a peak gust to 23 mph seen at 12PM this afternoon at La Romana Int. A. By the Numbers DR cities reported rain 12% of the time, and thunderstorms 0%. Average reported rainfall intensity on a scale of 0 to 100 was 36. Cloud cover totaled 46%. Click above to view summaries for the last week or last month. Last updated at 12:28PM. Read original at The Dominican Sun.

  

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Morning Weather Summary for April 20, 2014
Story Text & Photos © 2014 by The Dominican Sun Apr 20 2014 13:59PM
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USGS Detects Minor Earthquake in the DR
Story Text & Photos © 2014 by The Dominican Sun Apr 20 2014 13:59PM
The Dominican Sun - The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has just reported observing a minor earthquake in the Dominican Republic at 4:02 AST. Preliminary measurements give the quake a magnitude of 2. 5. The quake`s epicenter was located in the Mona Passage at latitude 18. 154N and longitude 67. 365W at a depth of 10. 87 miles. The earthquake occured at 4:02pm local time on Sunday. For detailed maps and information visit www. earthquakecloudpredictions. com Read original at The Dominican Sun.

  

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