The UAE health ministry said that they have conducted 288,895 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours to detect the cases of coronavirus in the country.
MoHAP expressed its sincere condolences to the family of the deceased and wished COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery. It called on all members of the society to cooperate with health authorities.
The Ministry stressed in a statement that its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
The authorities said that 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.
Victoria state, which reported a record 1,488 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, on Friday ordered about 1 million employees across industries to receive at least one dose of a COVID vaccine by Oct. 15 to keep working.
While it took just over a year for the COVID-19 death toll to hit 2.5 million, the next 2.5 million deaths were recorded in just under eight months, according to a Reuters analysis.
More than 235,434,191 people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally as deaths related to COVID-19 near 5 million on Saturday,
The Ministry stressed in a statement on Monday that its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in December 2019.