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Vice President Raquel Peña announced the government has drafted the protocol that will be used for the removing of curfew in provinces where more than 70% of the population is fully vaccinated for Covid-19. La Altagracia (Punta Cana, Higuey and Veron) would be the first province to apply the protocol. The government will soon make the announcement, she said.
“We have drafted a protocol together with Public Health and the entire Health Cabinet, and now we are going to discuss it with President Luis Abinader,” she explained. She said that what is applied first in La Altagracia province will be the same that will be applied at the national level. She explained the extra cautions to avoid a fourth outbreak as the country advances in vaccinating the population.
In the Dominican Republic, upwards of 51% of the population is fully vaccinated. For the past 14...