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The health authorities vaccination campaign worked. After days of declining numbers of persons getting vaccinated per day, the Ministry of Public Health was able to report new record numbers of vaccinations over the Corpus Christi long weekend. The new daily vaccination record is now 129,308 set for the 5 June deadline, as reported by Our World in Data.

The Dominican people responded showing up in droves to the established vaccination centers and new ones opened for the major vaccination effort for 3, 4, 5 and 6 June in Greater Santo Domingo, San Cristóbal, Azua and Peravia provinces.

As of the 6 June 2021 deadline, the University of Virginia Covid-19 Surveillance Dashboard indicates that 3,784,461 persons have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in the Dominican Republic and 1,330,909 persons had received two doses, around 17% of the target population over 18 years...

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