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Public Health Minister Daniel Rivera says the authorities are keeping tight scrutiny over recent cases of Covid-19 nationwide. The present controls have enabled the country to post the lowest number of cases since the pandemic started in March 2020. Only 163 cases were reported for Bulletin 487 with the 18 July deadline.

The health cabinet has authorized an almost complete reopening, with businesses allowed to open until 11pm and a two-hour transit. This means nighttime businesses are cleared for reopening to patrons. In the past, the opening has resulted in a spike in cases.

The government is hoping the large number of vaccinated persons will make a difference. Almost 50% of local residents have received at least a first dose. The government has sufficient vaccine...

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