Dominican authorities review Caribbean Series 2022 protocols due to increases in COVID-19 cases

The rebound that the Omicrón variant of the virus is causing in the Caribbean country has health authorities on alert about the event

The Minister of Public Health of the Dominican Republic, Daniel rivera, assured during this Tuesday that the occurrence of the Caribbean Series which will be held in the country at the end of January, is not in danger, but its protocols will depend on the behavior of the COVID-19 for the next few weeks.

With a significant increase in infections as a consequence of the variant Omicron of COVID-19, the health authorities of the Dominican Republic have placed the capital of the country, as well as the province of Santiago, on epidemiological alert.

During this Tuesday, when reporting on the detection of 5,201 new cases of the virus in the country, the Minister affirmed that the way in which the event is held will depend on the behavior of the pandemic in the coming days.

We are evaluating and preparing in case whether or not it happens. It will depend on how the pandemic behaves”, He specified Rivera.

However, he was optimistic about the event, indicating that he is in constant communication with Vitelio Mejía, president of the Dominican Republic Professional Baseball League (LIDOM), with respect to the health protocols that would be in place in the event that the event takes place.

“We are actively discussing the program with LIDOM and we are going to evaluate depending on how the conditions are, we will give the resolutions that would lead. Let’s see the behavior (of the virus). The protocol that is being reviewed for the Caribbean Series will depend on how the omicron cases behave in the countries to come. They also have a pandemic in their own countries, “he said. Rivera.

The Caribbean Series Santo Domingo 2022 It is scheduled to begin on January 28 and end on February 3. Besides the Dominican Republic, host country, you are invited Puerto Rico, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela Y Mexico.