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Over 93,000 UAE residents vaccinated in past 24 hours


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The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced that 93,101 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the past 24 hours.

The total number of doses provided till Friday stand at 5,466,831 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 55.27 doses per 100 people.

This is in line with the Ministry's plan to provide the COVID-19 vaccine to all members of society and acquire immunity, which will help reduce the number of cases and control the virus.

The UAE has covered over 40 per cent of the population as part of its campaign to achieve the 50 per cent mark in the National Vaccination drive.

A new global health achievement by providing more than 5 million COVID-19 doses at a rate of 52.56 doses per 100 people.

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While the number of tests exceeded 28 million, an UAE achievement, which confirms its ability to handle the pandemic.

The health officials said, “The Ministry of Health continues to provide the COVID-19 vaccine, with a priority to senior citizens, individuals with chronic diseases and people of determination, in addition to all individuals who are eligible to take the second dose.

“We have successfully reached a rate of 48.46% of vaccinations within the elderly segment, a notable achievement to reach the acquired immunity, which helps in reducing the number of cases and complications resulting from the disease to the control of the pandemic.

“The vaccine was also provided to 40.48% of the total population in the country, which is in line with the plan to provide the vaccine to 50% of the total population during the first quarter of this year.”

On the other hand, Rafed and G42 Healthcare have partnered to oversee the management and storage of COVID-19 vaccines in Abu Dhabi.

Rafed will oversee their storage in new designated facilities, which offer temperature-controlled conditions ranging from 20 Cº to -90 Cº.

Rafed recently signed a collaboration agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports to jointly launch the largest, most technologically advanced healthcare and medical supplies cold store distribution centre in the UAE.

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