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Upon releasing statistics on 18 May, Public Health Minister Rafael Sánchez Cárdenas said the Ministry of Public Health continues to move along taking actions contemplated by the multiple instances within government that are establishing the health guidelines. He says the government is at a point where it has to find the fine balance to begin to restore economic activities, while not causing a spike in coronavirus infections. “The Covid will either kill us or sitting at home will kill us,” he said, mentioning the thousands that have already lost their jobs. “It is a dilemma that is facing all countries,” he said. How to gradually reduce the best cure for the disease that is social distancing. He said it is now up to the people in the Dominican Republic to follow the protocols so the country can move on to phases two, three and four.

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