The campaign is continuing around the country which will ensure recovery from the pandemic.
The announcement underscores the success of the campaign, which aims to achieve herd immunity and ensure recovery from the pandemic. It also highlights the confidence in the safety and efficiency of the vaccines provided for free by the country to the entire community.
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Abdul Rahman Bin Mohammad bin Nasser Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, said that this achievement is the outcome of the vision and directives of the country’s leadership and the significant efforts of the health sector and all front-line defenders to protect the community's health and safety.
The campaign is continuing around the country, he added while highlighting the community’s awareness of the importance of receiving the vaccine, which will ensure recovery from the pandemic.
The announcement underscores the success of the campaign.
The four types of vaccines are being distributed for free to all segments of the community and in all areas of the country, and they are safe and highly efficient, he further added.
Dr. Sultan in Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Chairman of the National COVID-19 Crisis Recovery Management and Governance Committee, commended the achievement of bypassing 10 million vaccine doses, stressing that the UAE, due to the vision and directives of its leadership and the cooperation of its institutions, is steadily advancing towards recovery.
The country is keen to provide the COVID-19 vaccine to all eligible categories of people, he added, noting that the cooperation of all members of the community and their support for the national efforts helped the campaign achieve its goals and reach acquired immunity.
Obaid Rashid Hassan Al Shamsi, Director-General, National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA), said that distributing over 10 million vaccine doses is a key achievement that will help the campaign realise its objectives.
The campaign’s success is the outcome of the vision of the country’s leadership, which is keen to facilitate the provision of the vaccine to all segments of the community in record time, he added.
The total number of doses provided up to Saturday stands at 1,797,926 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 18.18 doses per 100 people.
The total number of doses provided to today stands at 2,571,086 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 26.00 doses per 100 people.
As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced that it conducted 232,385 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
Sheikh Mohammed added in a tweet on Twitter: "We found its executive director at the service counters, receiving customers, speeding up procedures, and contributing to clearing transactions. The secret shopper assured us that providing the service did not exceed five minutes."
The first lady arrived in Cairo from Amman, where she attended the wedding of Crown Prince Hussein. She is travelling to Morocco on Saturday before heading to Portugal, the final stop of her tour, on Monday.
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