20 million Covid-19 vaccinations in 2021


Staff member
Feb 20, 2019

The Dominican government has contracted enough vaccinations to cover the population. In the “We Are Changing” five-month government overview staged on 18 January 2021 and televised to the nation (Estamos Cambiando), President Luis Abinader said there are vaccinations for all Dominicans. The population of the Dominican Republic is estimated at 10.9 million.

This week the government announced it has ensured a stock of 7.9 million doses of Pfizer BioTech vaccines and 10 million doses of University of Oxford/AstraZeneca. It also contracted two million doses of different firms that are participating int he Covax-World Health Organization vaccine alliance. The first vaccines are expected to be applied before March 2021 to health care workers with the bulk of the vaccines in the third and fourth quarter of the year.

Lawyer Carolina Santana says the government...

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