Health workers disinfect an area in Dubai. File
The UAE Health Ministry announced it performed additional 22,000 COVID-19 tests, which revealed 387 new cases bringing the total number of cases to 4,123. The new cases identified are in a stable condition and receiving treatment.
The ministry also announced that the total number of recovered cases of COVID-19 has reached 680 with 92 cases fully recovered.
The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of two Asian expats who tested positive for COVID-19 and died due to complications. The total death toll stands to 22.
Meanwhile, UAE volunteers, engaging in the National Disinfection Programme, have shown a high spirit of national responsibility and community cohesion and solidarity in supporting the nation's efforts to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
True to the deeply embedded value in the community, volunteers of SANID (Arabic for Support), the National Emergency Response Volunteer Program of the Emirates Foundation, have come together to back national efforts aimed at safeguarding the safety, health and well-being of the community.
Volunteers say voluntary work is a well-established value inculcated by the late Founding Father, Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, to build a generation capable of confronting challenges and emergencies.
The Ministry announced the death of 6 people of different nationalities who were infected with the virus, and as a result of complications associated with other diseases.
The youngest patient with coronavirus has recovered in the UAE and is leaving the intensive care unit of Khalifa Hospital.
The total number of recovered cases of Coronavirus has reached 37,076 with 665 cases recovered on Monday after receiving treatment.
India, the world’s most populous country after China, has said it may not need to vaccinate all of its 1.35 billion people to create herd immunity. Still, covering even half its population will make it one of the largest immunisation programmes in the world, even if countries like the United States were
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"Not only does it impact the planned vaccination schedules, it also decreases the credibility of the vaccination process," the ministers, from Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia said.