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As of Monday, 11 October 2021, curfew is removed in the Dominican Republic after it was first imposed in March 2020, and then consecutively since July 2020. But the Ministry of Public Health says that Covid-19 is still here and announced measures to motivate people to get vaccinated. Around 60% of the adult population is vaccinated in the Dominican Republic, but there are sufficient vaccines for all living in the country to be vaccinated.

As of 18 October 2021, all over 12 years old need to present proof of vaccination (physical or digital) or a negative PCR test to use public transport, enter closed government places, schools, workplaces, and public places such as restaurants, bars, supermarkets, shops, gyms, sports centers, as per Ministry of Public Health Resolution #000048. The alternative is to present negative results of a PCR test taken within seven days. As...

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