3,236 new cases, 3,634 recover, 14 deaths

DG Staff

ABU DHABI 17 February 2021: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) conducted 193,163 additional Covid-19 tests, and announced 3,236 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 355,131.

MoHAP also announced 14 deaths due to Covid-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,041.

The Ministry 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, adhere to the instructions and physical distance to ensure the health and safety of all.

MoHAP also noted that an additional 3,634 individuals had fully recovered from Covid-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 340,365.

The ministry announced that 111,890 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine were administered, bringing the number of total doses provided to 5,198,725 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 52.56 doses per 100 people.


76% believe life will be back to normal in a year

325 AD businesses closed due to workers’ infection

UN warning of Houthi advance on Ma’rib

Strong fundamentals reviving UAE property sector

Dubai artist creates world’s ‘Largest Art Canvas’

Older citizens, residents: Get vaccinated at home

Covid tally in the UAE crosses 350,000 cases

Houthis launch three drones towards Saudi Arabia

Dubai Gazette