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People are talking about who they know who has fallen sick with Covid-19 recently, despite having three vaccines. It would seem the fourth wave is trying to get a start here. It did not come due to the gatherings for Easter Week. Apparently it again is imported by Dominicans who have traveled abroad, or visiting friends and family.

Otherwise, it seems the Dominican Republic has reached a kind of herd immunity regarding Covid-19. That is, sufficient number of people would have developed immunity from catching the disease, and sufficient number of people are fully vaccinated.

New cases seem to be mild, with record lows in hospitalizations. But some people complain of suffering a very bad cold-like bout.

While cases doubled from Bulletin #779 to #781, the good news is there is not another leap in cases for Bulletin #781. Yet, no one should let down one’s guard.

The number of active cases...

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