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Coronavirus

UAE reports 2,721 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths

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The United Arab Emirates reported 2,721 new COVID-19 cases and 15 deaths in the last 24 hours, the country’s National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority reported on Tuesday.

NCEMA reported that 225,159 coronavirus tests were carried out and that there were 1,666 new recoveries.

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Tuesday’s numbers bring the UAE’s death toll up to 1,253, recoveries to 383,998 and the total number of active cases to 11,520, NCEMA figures showed.

As of Tuesday, the country has administered 6,028,417 COVID-19 vaccine doses.

The UAE’s vaccination drive is among the most efficient in the world, with over 6.2 million already administered. The country is on its way to reaching its target of vaccinating half the population by March 2021.

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