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People are talking about who they know who despite having three vaccines have fallen sick with Covid-19 recently. The Ministry of Public Health says that there has only been a slight increase in cases, that as yet cannot qualify as a fourth wave. Apparently the Covid-19 variant has been imported by Dominicans who have traveled abroad, or from visiting friends and family.

Otherwise, the Dominican Republic has reached a kind of herd immunity regarding Covid-19. That is, sufficient number of people seem to 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 who have recently fallen ill, complain of suffering a very bad cold-like bout. No one should let down one’s guard.

The number of active cases is 523, up from 492 on the day before. There were no deaths...

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