Crossing the four million does mark comes as result of the efforts made at the country level to contain the pandemic, the Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Friday.
The availability of vaccines is one of the biggest achievements of UAE. To all for free and in various centers, which requires everyone to take the vaccine to achieve the goal of covering 50% of UAE's population in the 1st quarter of 2021.
Countries like Russia, US and even UK are struggling to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine expeditiously, across their regions. This is sad. Now that the vaccine is available in many countries, we need to roll them out with lightning speed to save lives.
"We call on the public to investigate the accuracy and always take data from their official sources and to refrain from questioning the efforts of all those who have worked to contain this pandemic,” says official.
China has pledged to donate 500,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine made by the Chinese firm SinoPharm. Two government sources said the first batch would be flown in on Saturday. Pakistan reported 1,563 new coronavirus infections and 74 deaths in the latest 24-hour period.
The initiative aims to ensure the senior citizens who are unable to visit medical centres have easy access to the vaccine.
Over the past few days, the crowds of young Southeast Asian workers are jostling for a place in line outside to get what has become a coveted prize: COVID-19 vaccine.
The programme is expected to cover about 30,000 staff including frontliners involved in combating COVID-19.
Dubai’s health authorities are on track to administer COVID-19 vaccination to 100% of its adult population by the fourth quarter of 2021.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday the vaccines have been shown to prevent symptomatic COVID-19, thought to play a greater role in the transmission of the virus than asymptomatic disease.