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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The UAE health authorities said on Tuesday that the UAE population is at the top globally in the rate of receiving vaccine doses per 100 people, compared to countries whose population exceeds one million.
91% of the UAE population has received at least one does of the vaccine.
Around 80% of the UAE population has taken two doses of vaccine which is second in the world.
At the first place is Portugal whose 81% of population has taken both doses of vaccine.
This reflects the success of the state's strategy in providing vaccines to various groups of society in order to reach community immunity.
The UAE ranks third in the world in the number of COVID-19 detection tests conducted per 1,000 population for countries with more than one million inhabitants, according to Our World in Data from the start of the pandemic until the Sept.12, 2021.
Vaccines generally contribute to preventing infection and complications of disease, admission to hospitals, reducing hospital stays, and not needing ventilators compared to the unvaccinated group in the UAE.
The units will provide 'mobile and rapid solutions for early diagnosis and vaccinations' in different regions of the Emirate of Ajman.
Abu Dhabi has issued fresh guidelines for attending events in the emirate.
As a part "Choose to Vaccinate" campaign Abu Dhabi's Department of Community Development (DCD) has organised a series of visits to non-Muslim places of worship in the emirate to vaccinate people against COVID-19.
During the meeting, they discussed friendship relations and various aspects of cooperation and coordination between the UAE and the United States of America, especially in the defence and military sectors.
The Philippine Overseas Labour Office in Dubai (POLO-Dubai) which has been upgrading its digital services and which has been on road tours with the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai (PCG-Dubai) to the Northern Emirates, is going for another outreach programme on September 18
The Dubai Court of Appeal commuted a judgment of three years imprisonment issued by the Criminal Court against an Asian woman and a gang from an Eastern European country to 6 months in prison, while upholding the fine of Dhs29,800 and the deportation after serving the terms.