Global coronavirus deaths cross 2.5 million mark

DG Staff

LONDON 24 February 2021: More than 111.61 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 2,574,877 have died, according to a Reuters tally on Tuesday.

Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.

3,005 new cases, 3,515 recoveries, 5 deaths

ABU DHABI: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) conducted 175,284 additional Covid-19 tests and announced 3,005 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 375,535.

MoHAP also announced 5 deaths due to Covid-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,145, said Wam.

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 3,515 individuals had fully recovered from Covid-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 366,567.

The total number of doses provided stands at 5,668,264 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 57.31 doses per 100 people.


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