LThe Vice President of the Republic, Raquel Peña, assured that currently the percentage of infections and people who have had to be hospitalized for COVID-19 is minimal and reminded citizens who have not completed their vaccination schedule to go and finish it to avoid complications with the illness.
“The real situation of COVID is that the percentage of hospitalizations is minimal. Each one of us as individuals is responsible for taking care of ourselves and that is why we remind all citizens to complete their vaccination schedule, because it has been shown that those who have their vaccines can still be infected, it gives them in a simple way, ”said the deputy president. .
The official assured that there are currently about 500 vaccination centers throughout the country, which means that near each Dominican there is a center with vaccines and qualified personnel to inoculate citizens.
“The people who need to wear their mask, if there are many people in the place where they are, they must do so, but above all we want them to go to the centers and finish that vaccination scheme,” the vice president pointed out.
National Prayer Breakfast
During her participation in the National Prayer Breakfast, the vice president expressed that “the president and all those who accompany us in this government to give our best we have to be accompanied by God, and in this way we can achieve progress, so that each Dominican can receive a Dominican Republic of which they feel more proud every day and have better conditions of life in equality”.
He called on the population to continue praying, after considering that this is the most powerful tool that is accompanying the current government headed by President Luis Abinader.
The activity was organized by the National Prayer Breakfast Foundation, the Dialogue Table, the Dominican Council of Evangelical Unity, the Dominican Army of Prayer and other Christian institutions. In addition, he received the support of civil and military institutions, the National Congress, the Judicial Power and the Executive Cabinet of the Presidency.
Present at the activity were Reverend Reynaldo Aquino; Dío Astacio, liaison director of the churches before the Executive Power; Pastor Orpha Luna, from the Bethel Ministry; Judge Román Jáquez, President of the Central Electoral Board; Milcíades Franjul, senator of the Peravia province; Pedro Choi, president of the National Prayer Breakfast, among others.
“What we have always said is that we have to be individuals responsible for taking care of ourselves and what we are doing is reminding all citizens to complete their entire vaccination schedule. It has been shown that those who have their vaccines, even if they are infected, give them in a way that looks like the flu or asymptomatic, but the important thing is that each one is responsible for maintaining their health. Whoever needs to wear their mask should wear it, but above all, go to the centers. The real situation of COVID is that there have been cases of several people who have been infected, but the important thing is that the percentage of those who have been hospitalized is minimal, almost nonexistent, and we must thank God,” stressed the vice president.