“UAE works with international partners to confront the threat of COVID-19 pandemic and develop a safe and effective vaccine. We are progressing in the clinical trial, which covers thousands of volunteers of different nationalities,” Al Owais said.
Between June 30 and July 13, Sotrovimab was administered to 6,175 patients with COVID-19 in Abu Dhabi. About 52 per cent of the patients were aged 50 or above, and almost all recipients had multiple comorbidities including obesity, cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
The Al Fursan team will light up the UAE's skies over a number of hospitals for three days from Sunday in an initiative arranged by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed.
The world’s first Phase III trials of an inactivated vaccine for COVID-19 being held in the United Arab Emirates have reached a major milestone with over 5,000 volunteers have now received their first vaccination.
According to the study, COVID-19 cases and deaths are constantly on the rise in Pakistan at the moment, however, the number of casualties in the future can be significantly decreased if the people of Pakistan adopt precautionary measures.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished current COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery.
Sheikh Mohammed expressed his appreciation for the efforts of medical, nursing and administrative staff across the UAE, which have been key to containing the spread of COVID-19 and providing the highest level of healthcare to patients.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Monday that it conducted 87,514 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
Sheikh Mohammed said the UAE has succeeded in countering the COVID-19 outbreak and set a commendable example for the world in managing the pandemic. The country’s scientific approach in combating the virus and the meticulous planning and collaborative spirit shown by frontline organisations helped turn the crisis into an opportunity, he added.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced on Sunday that it conducted 152,146 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
As part of its intensified testing campaign, the MoHAP announced 944 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 201,836.