Covid update- 1,766 new cases and 3 new deaths

By DG StaffCovid

DUBAI 8 May 2021: The Ministry of Health and Prevention has announced that 141,283 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the last 24 hours. The total number of doses provided up to today stands at 11,048,547 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 111.71 doses per 100 people.

Additionally,  211,462 more COVID-19 tests were conducted revealing 1,766 new cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 532,710.

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

MoHAP also announced 3 deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,607.

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 1,728 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 513,068.



Dubai Gazette