Nurse holds the hand a coronavirus patient inside an ambulance in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. File/Reuters
More than 229,297,085 people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 4,705,586 have died, according to a reputable website https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/.
The coronavirus is affecting 221 countries and territories.
Most people who fall sick with coronavirus disease will experience mild to moderate symptoms and recover without special treatment. However, some will become seriously ill and require medical attention.
People wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus walk past a crossing in Shinjuku, Tokyo, on Monday. AP
The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 42,087,282 and 673,763, respectively.
In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 33,448,163 cases.
The other worst countries with over 3 million cases are Brazil (21,239,783), the UK (7,464,791), Russia (7,170,069), France (7,043,875), Turkey (6,847,229), Iran (5,424,835), Argentina (5,239,232), Colombia (4,941,064), Spain (4,929,546), Italy (4,636,111), Indonesia (4,190,763), Germany (4,149,832) and Mexico (3,564,694), the CSSE figures showed.
Underprivileged women wait after receiving a dose of coronavirus vaccine in Siliguri, India, on Sunday. AFP
Nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Brazil (590,752), India (444,838), Mexico (271,303), Peru (199,069), Russia (194,671), Indonesia (140,468), the UK (135,539), Italy (130,310), Colombia (125,895), Iran (117,182), France (116,696) and Argentina (114,428).
Meanwhile, 43.1 per cent of the world population has received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, 5.92 billion doses have been administered globally and around 30.04 million are now administered each day.
Only 1.9 per cent of people in low-income countries have received at least one dose.
The world’s Phase III clinical trial of two COVID-19 vaccines, a partnership between the G24 Healthcare in Abu Dhabi and the Sinopharm CNBG (China National Biotec Group) is a silver lining and UAE residents are looking forward to the finality of the pandemic by 2021.
According to AFP tally based on official figures at 0800 GMT on Sunday mentioned that, in total, 80,145,185 cases and 1,756,060 deaths have been recorded. Last week, an average of 580,000 new cases were registered every day.
The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 42,087,282 and 673,763, respectively. In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 33,448,163 cases.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Communication Dr Shahbaz Gill held a fiery media conference in which he lashed out at Shirazi for criticising the government’s economic policies in her article.
Sheikh Mohammed exchanged cordial conversations with Simonyte about the bilateral relations between the two countries and ways to advance economic relations towards a new stage that achieves the interests of the two countries and their development aspirations in various fields of common interest, foremost of which are the sectors of advanced technology, innovation, and renewable energy.
This was announced by the Seismology Department of the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM), which monitors earthquake activities in the United Arab Emirates.
Sheikh Mohammed was accompanied during the visit by his sons, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Ahmed Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Media Council, and Sheikh Mansour Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.