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The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 87,514 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
In a statement on Monday, the Health Ministry stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced 1,107 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 168,860.
The Ministry of Health also announced two deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 572.
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The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the family of the deceased and wished COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery, calling on all members of the society to cooperate with health authorities, adhere to the instructions and physical distance to ensure the health and safety of all.
The MoHAP noted an additional 714 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 154,899.
The world’s first Phase III trials of an inactivated vaccine for COVID-19 being held in the United Arab Emirates have reached a major milestone with over 5,000 volunteers have now received their first vaccination.
The UAE Ministry of Health announced that it conducted 131,633 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
The total number of doses provided up to Thursday stands at 2,868,645 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 29.00 doses per 100 people.
Welcoming the participants, His Highness said: "Dubai provides the safest environment for participants from around the world to discuss ideas and exchange knowledge and insights that contribute to creating a better future for humanity."
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Heavy snow is rare in the city, so children went out into the streets to watch the flakes falling and hurl snowballs at each other.
The police stated that failing to leave a sufficient gap causes traffic accidents that result in human and material losses, and appealed to drivers to always abide by traffic laws and regulations to protect themselves and other road users from traffic accidents.