Health February 17, 2022 | 11:11 am

Top official warns: not-so-fast on end of pandemic

Santo Domingo. -The Ministry of Public Health, Daniel Rivera said this Thursday that the decision of President Luis Abinader to make the use of a mask and presentation of the vaccination card in public centers more flexible, is due to the good management that the country has had to control the incidence of cases of the Covid virus, but clarified that Abinader has not decreed the end of the pandemic.

Rivera indicated that it was a decision agreed with the Health Cabinet, after analyzing the behavior of the disease since in recent days all the indicators have tumbled.

“The Health Cabinet and the Ministry had been studying for two weeks, we were waiting for the results of a study from Harvard University, apart from seeing the indicators that, as you can see, have been going down, the President has taken two basic measures that are about the optional use of masks and presenting the vaccination card, but the other measures remain the same,” he said.

The official said that everything will remain the same, the epidemiological surveillance, and the vaccination.

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Paul Tierney
February 17, 2022 12:26 pm

Guess the RD being competitive, wants to get the jump on tourist bookings over other tourism countries that are still under their own restrictions.

$$$$ are more important !!!!!

February 17, 2022 12:40 pm

While an average of 11 people die daily from car related accidents in the Dr okay understood

Shortii Dah Khid
February 17, 2022 4:03 pm

This dude just don’t want this to end because this pandemic has given him a Lil bit of power .. the President said it’s over and it’s up to the people now so let the people go back to normal sir

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