UAE sees 1,520 new COVID-19 cases, administers 62,064 doses of vaccine - GulfToday

UAE sees 1,520 new COVID-19 cases, administers 62,064 doses of vaccine


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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) conducted 297,815 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours and detected 1,520 new coronavirus cases.

The new cases bring the total number of recorded infections in the UAE to 679,321.

All infected individuals belong to different nationalities and are stable after receiving the necessary care, according to the ministry statement

All the tests were conducted using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment and the Ministry aims to expand the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of cases and carry out the necessary treatment.

Total number of deaths in the UAE due to COVID-19 rose to 1,943 on Friday after MoHAP annouced 4 news deaths due to virus-related complications.

An additional 1,497 individuals fully recovered from COVID-19 after receiving the necessary treatment, which brings the total number of recoveries in the country to 656,680.

MoHAP has also announced that 62,064 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given in the past 24 hours.

The total number of doses provided up to Friday stands at 16,738,830 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 169.24 doses per 100 people.

Expressing its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased, the Ministry urged all members of the society to adhere to the instructions and physical distancing to ensure the health and safety of all.

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