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The Health Cabinet said that the government is now giving priority to persons who require a second dose. The government is awaiting shipments of more Covid-19 vaccines, including the first batches of Pfizer and others part of the Covax Facility of the World Health Organization.

Vice President Raquel Peña says that as of 9 June, 5,656,548 doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered. Of these 95% are Chinese-made Sinovac/Coronavac or Sinopharm vaccines.

“We have achieved a lot so far, we were able to complete in record time the administration of first doses scheduled for the first 11 batches of vaccines, taking the inoculation to the entire Dominican population over 18 years of age and reserving the necessary doses for the application of the second one,” explained the Vice President who heads the health cabinet of the Abinader administration.

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