Covid update-1,490 new cases and 2 more deaths

By DG StaffCovid

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DUBAI 22 May 2021: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced that 122,001 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given in the past 24 hours.

The total number of doses provided up to today stands at 11,944,055 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 120.76 doses per 100 people.

Following that MoHAP also announced that it  had conducted 241,630 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours revealing 1,490 new coronavirus cases, which brings the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 552,920.

According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care.

MoHAP also announced 2 deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,644.

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 1,451 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 532,910.

Dubai Gazette