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The Presidency has removed curfew restrictions nationwide. At the same time, the Ministry of Public Health announced the more preventive measures. The government will be requesting physical or digital proof that a person is fully vaccinated for entering public spaces or a public school as of 18 October 2021. The vaccine proof requirement is to encourage more vaccination. An estimated 59% of the adult population is vaccinated but the government has stocks for 100% of the population to have the minimum two jabs.

The Ministry of Public Health Coronavirus Bulletin #572 reports 520 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%.

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