DUBAI 5 May 2021: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced that 112,239 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given in the past 24 hours.
The total number of doses provided up to today stands at 10,779,163 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 108.99 doses per 100 people.
Following that, MoHAP announced that 179,453 additional COVID-19 tests were conducted over the past 24 hours, revealing 1,699 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 527,266.
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 1,598.
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 1,686 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 507,706.