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The Presidency announced phase one of a four-phase plan to take activities to the new normal within the coronavirus epidemic. The measures respond to public pressure from non-essential businesses to reopen following safety guidelines.

The President says the objective is to restore economic activities yet not stimulate a spike in coronavirus spreading. The President says the authorities will be closely monitoring the evolution of the phases. He urged all Dominicans to adhere to hygiene measures, use facial masks and keep physical distancing.

The government authorized most small businesses to open as of Wednesday, 20 May 2020. To facilitate worker transport, President Danilo Medina announced the Metro, Skylift and OMSA public bus transporters will be back in operation as of Wednesday from 6am to 6pm. The transport units, nevertheless, are ordered to carry only...

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