The latest phase of these repatriation flights, known as the "Vande Bharat Mission," began on March 1 and will last till March 28. Slightly more than 1,350 international flights are scheduled to be operated from 28 countries in this phase, enabling an estimated 260,000 Indians to travel home.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevntion also noted that an additional 2,026 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 389,304.
1,691 more individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19 and that brings the total number of recoveries in the UAE to 387,278.
Vaccination coupled with precautionary measures including wearing a face mask, regularly sanitising hands, and practicing physical distancing, is the fastest and safest way to triumph over COVID-19.
Great efforts reflect the vision of delivering services and providing the vaccine to the citizens, says Hessa Tahlak.
The Palm Jumeirah is home to a range of globally renowned, luxury resort brands and now more than 10,000 staff from these leading hotels have received the first and second doses of the vaccine at their respective places of work last month.
It also directs them to continuously sanitise and clean all their service facilities and common areas where food and beverage products are sold.
The MBR University of Medicine and Health Sciences in collaboration with DHA has begun conducting vaccination drives across the city through mobile clinics deployed as part of the Wellness on Wheels initiative.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Monday announced 2,483 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 413,332