Users of the Twitter social network who participated in a survey conducted on that platform by the Today Digital Newspaper They rejected this Saturday that the removal of COVID measures is due to «A reelectionist desire» from the President of the Republic, Luis Abinader, and the Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM) as recently considered by the former Minister of Public Health and Social Assistance, Rafael Sanchez Cardenas.
before the question Do you consider that the “reelectionist desire” moved the Government to remove restrictions from covid-19 in the Dominican Republic, as Sánchez Cárdenas stated? posted on the account on that social network of the Hoy Newspaper (@Newspaper Today) more than 65% of more than 16 thousand participants They considered that the total dismantling of the measures is not due to the reasons given by the former official of the government of former President Danilo Medina, of the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD).
The results of the survey conducted by Hoy Digital reveal that 10,547 people disagree with the former Minister of Public Health, while another 5,426 do agree with the former PLD official and another 31 said they were not sure. of the president’s intentions in removing the measures.
It is recalled that recently President Luis Abinader announced that the country would no longer require the use of masks and the presentation of the vaccination card with the complete inoculation scheme as measures to prevent the spread of COVID in the Dominican Republic. due to the downward trend in the incidence of this disease.
This decision was criticized by several sectors, mainly in the health area for understanding that these measures are still necessary. Likewise, the Ministry of Public Health itself published a resolution in which it recommends people to maintain the measures eliminated by the president and to follow the vaccination process.