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Vaccinations surpass 50% in 10 provinces

Ten of 32 Dominican provinces and the National District have fully vaccinated more than 50% of their population for Covid-19 as of Ministry of Public Health stats for 21 July 2021.

Provinces leading in population with two full Covid-19 vaccine doses:
La Altagracia (Punta Cana, Higuey and Veron) 76%
Espaillat (Moca) 58.5%
Puerto Plata (Sosua and Cabarete) 54%
Independencia 53.3%
San Pedro de Macoris 52.3
Greater Santo Domingo (National District, Santo Domingo) 52.2%
Barahona 51.1%
Dajabón 40.7%
Sánchez Ramírez (Cotuí) 50.4%
La Romana 50.3%

The bottom provinces with the least fully vaccinated population are:
Hermanas Mirabal 43.9%
Santiago 42.5%
El Seibo 42%
Elias Piña 40.1%
Monseñor Nouel (Bonao) 39%

The health authorities are contemplating removing curfew in provinces where 70% of the population is fully vaccinated. La Altagracia province already has met this requirement.

Vaccines are free and readily available in more than 1,000 vaccination stations nationwide.

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