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    Yesterday, 04:27 PM
    Arawak replied to a thread Grocery Delivery Services in Shopping
    Note that delivery charges on Aruba are high compared to larger countries because grocery delivery is still relatively new service and the size of...
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    04-07-2021, 07:11 PM
    Arawak replied to a thread April 7, 2021 in All Things Covid
    The non resident column didn't budge, so the death is a local resident. Hospitilization rates have decreased by 25% since 7 days ago, even with...
    2 replies | 311 view(s)
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    04-06-2021, 09:19 PM
    Arawak replied to a thread April 6, 2021 in All Things Covid
    Positive side of things is that over 22.537 people have been vaccinated now and 11k of them with their 2nd dose. Hospitalization rate is also...
    9 replies | 462 view(s)
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    04-01-2021, 11:22 PM
    Arawak replied to a thread April 1, 2021 in All Things Covid
    They went into a lockdown about a week or two ago. They can go out twice a week based on their vehicle number plate. Their problem is that they just...
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    04-01-2021, 08:32 PM
    Arawak replied to a thread April 1, 2021 in All Things Covid
    To say the least. Aruba is the one that is doing okay compared to them. Our peak is looking not so bad and we just scaled up our hospital to take in...
    7 replies | 401 view(s)
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    03-31-2021, 11:27 AM
    Eventhough I know I won't enjoy this, I'll still bight. I'll summarize and correct some of her gossip. Without going into too much specifics...
    18 replies | 889 view(s)
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    03-31-2021, 10:47 AM
    The government is formed by a party or parties that reach >50% of seats in parliament. In this case MEP had 9 seats and POR had 2. RED had 1. This is...
    18 replies | 889 view(s)
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    03-31-2021, 01:56 AM
    Absolutely normal for coalition governments to step down in our democracy. In Europe it happens all the time. Just a few months ago same happened in...
    18 replies | 889 view(s)
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    03-30-2021, 09:15 PM
    Arawak replied to a thread March 30, 2021 in All Things Covid
    Updated figures for today the 30th: 17233 (16%) Picking up the pace!
    8 replies | 429 view(s)
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    03-28-2021, 05:21 AM
    Arawak replied to a thread March 27, 2021 in All Things Covid
    I agree. The rise in cases between non residents should be expected because more tourists are coming in. Over 4000 yesterday alone. That coupled with...
    12 replies | 785 view(s)
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    03-27-2021, 03:34 PM
    Just to clarify, nobody actually NEEDS the app.Through the app you'll get your results quicker. It makes the entire process of getting tested easier....
    13 replies | 744 view(s)
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    03-26-2021, 03:44 PM
    We got around to signing up for the vaccine now. Aruba is expanding its vaccination strategy and now anyone between 18-60 can get vaccinated. 35...
    387 replies | 38808 view(s)
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    03-26-2021, 10:17 AM
    Its in Bubali. On the main road that runs from Super Food to Save A Lot. A few hundred meters or so from Quinta del Carmen on the same side of the...
    9 replies | 428 view(s)
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    03-26-2021, 08:03 AM
    Locals generally steer clear of the Renaissance island. They regularly have local specials, but locals prefer palm island because it's a better bang...
    8 replies | 463 view(s)
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    03-26-2021, 07:58 AM
    Local go-to is Yami Yami. Aruban-Chinese.
    9 replies | 428 view(s)
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    03-26-2021, 07:46 AM
    Arawak replied to a thread March 25, 2021 in All Things Covid
    Expected more. A bit surprised we haven't cracked 100 per day yet given the increase over the last couple of weeks and also what is happening in...
    5 replies | 497 view(s)
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    03-25-2021, 10:48 AM
    Correct. It's two week intervals. Measures taken today, will only have effect on number 10> days laters. So, if after two weeks of new measures the...
    26 replies | 1502 view(s)
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    03-25-2021, 10:03 AM
    The incubation period is not the issue here. The weekly average has been rising for weeks. On average, it takes 5 days for symptoms to show up. When...
    26 replies | 1502 view(s)
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    03-25-2021, 09:55 AM
    Arawak replied to a thread Census 2020 in Property Owners
    Every household in Aruba got a visit. They are now finishing off the last few thousands remaining.
    4 replies | 423 view(s)
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    03-23-2021, 06:28 PM
    This has been coming for a while now as we've seen the weekly average increase over the last two or three weeks. This has still nothing to do with...
    26 replies | 1502 view(s)
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    03-22-2021, 01:51 PM
    Arawak replied to a thread Maybe good news in All Things Covid
    Here are the updated vaccination numbers as of today: 1st dose: 12.345 (>11%) 2nd dose: 5172 Percentage of 60+: 10.414 (>50%) Current...
    11 replies | 924 view(s)
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    03-22-2021, 01:36 PM
    "Our tourist sector has done an exceptional job in upholding protocols. Why punish the Palm & Eagle Beach establishments if the local bars in...
    8 replies | 410 view(s)
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    03-15-2021, 05:57 PM
    Arawak replied to a thread March 10, 2021 in All Things Covid
    Hey ArubaAce, just to be clear, I didn't mean my post to be seen as things are improving(or not). I just tried to explain why daily positive rates...
    12 replies | 1145 view(s)
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    03-15-2021, 02:50 PM
    Arawak replied to a thread March 10, 2021 in All Things Covid
    In a worst case scenario there are 60 general unit beds + 33 intensive cares available. Total of 93 beds. When we had over 1600 active cases last...
    12 replies | 1145 view(s)
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