DUBAI 1 April 2021: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced that 87,686 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the past 24 hours.
The total number of doses provided up to today stands at 8,308,469 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 84.01 doses per 100 people.
It was also announced that 244,422 additional COVID-19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours,.
In a statement, the Ministry stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment. As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced 2,084 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 461,444.
According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care.
MoHAP also announced five deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,497.
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 2,202 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 445,355.