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UAE registers 126 new coronavirus cases, one death in last 24 hours


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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has registered 126 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday.

The Health Ministry announced that it conducted 321,515 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours.

MoHAP also announced one death due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 2,116. The ministry added that 163 patients have recovered from the virus over the past day, raising the total recoveries to 731,632.

MoHAP has announced that 29,400 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the past 24 hours.

The total number of doses provided up to Wednesday stands at 20,578,116 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 208.06 doses per 100 people.

On Tuesday, the health officials revealed that the UAE continues to maintain its lead in the world in the proportion of people receiving vaccinations.

They said that this indicates the strength of the health sector infrastructure to contain the pandemic and protect society from its health repercussions in a safe and reassuring manner.

The health officials quoted His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, as announcing that the UAE has passed the most difficult part of the challenge.

The UAE has dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic according to a proactive strategy and a single Emirati model that works according to indicators and studies approved by the state to ensure the progress of the new normal life.


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