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The Presidency has removed curfew restrictions as of Monday, 11 October 2021. At the same time, the Ministry of Public Health announced the continuing of preventive measures. The government will be requesting physical or digital proof that a person is fully vaccinated for entering public offices or a public school as of 18 October 2021. The vaccine proof requirement is to encourage more vaccination.

The Ministry of Public Health Coronavirus Bulletin #570 reports 495 new cases, down from the recent high of 886 for the 6 October bulletin. There continue to be significant increases in cases for Greater Santo Domingo. The positivity for the National District is at 9.79% and for Santo Domingo province at 8.27%.

The national 4-week positivity rate for the 7 October 2021 Epidemiological Bulletin #570 is at 8.93%, up from the previous day. The 24-hour positivity for...

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