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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The UAE health experts said that there is a gradual decrease in coronavirus cases in the UAE.
Dr Farida Al Hosani, Spokesperson for the UAE Health Sector said, “Today we are witnessing a gradual decrease in the number of cases. This is a positive indicator, achieved through the implementation of all national protocols and precautionary measures and proactively providing vaccines to all members of society."
The UAE was able to provide more than 6 million doses to date and to provide the vaccine to 3,614,070 people, completing 46.61% of the target category.
The vaccine has been provided to 61.41% of elderly people, the current targeted category.
The UAE continues its testing method aimed at early detection to limit the spread of the virus by conducting intensive test for different groups of the society, as the total number of tests surpassed 31 million.
Relative to the total population, the UAE is at the forefront of all countries that conducted COVID-19 tests.
The infection rate total tests are among the lowest regionally and globally. This is due to the effectiveness of the measures taken, and the use of latest medical testing techniques.
Abdulrahman Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, says country is approaching 7 million vaccines in more than 205 medical centres in different regions of the country.
According to daily reports on the campaign, the country has provided nearly seven million vaccine doses to more than 205 medical centres, marking considerable progress and making the UAE a leading country in terms of vaccinating its people.
The UAE Government said on Tuesday that if the immunity tests were positive for a person then the individual would not require COVID-19 vaccination.
The Abu Dhabi Police confirmed that a fire broke out this morning, which led to the explosion of three petroleum tankers in ICAD 3, Mussafah, near ADNOC's storage tanks.
The Ministry stressed in a statement on Monday that its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
Regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia, which severed diplomatic ties in 2016, started direct talks last year, with four rounds held in Iraq.
Lockdowns, mask-wearing and social distancing that have become the norm in Europe during the COVID-19 pandemic knocked out flu last winter, temporarily eradicating a virus that globally kills about 650,000 a year, according to EU figures.