The United Arab Emirates recorded 1,747 new coronavirus cases, 1,731 recoveries and four deaths in 24 hours, the country’s health ministry reported on Wednesday.
UAE health authorities carried out 302,318 COVID-19 tests to determine Wednesday’s numbers which indicated a significant one-day decrease in daily cases from Tuesday’s 2,184 infections.
The Ministry of Health conducts 302,318 tests as part of its plans to expand the scope of the tests, and reveals 1,747 new cases of the #Coronavirus, 1,731 recoveries and 4 death cases due to complications. #TogetherWeRecover— NCEMA UAE (@NCEMAUAE) June 30, 2021
The country’s virus death toll mounted to 1,811, total recoveries rose to 611,442 and total diagnosed cases since the pandemic’s onset increased to 632,907, according to state news agency WAM.
There are currently 19,654 active cases in the UAE, figures from the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA) showed.
COVID-19 data from Reuters indicated that an average of 88,478 doses are administered in the UAE per day. If the country continues to vaccinate at this rate, it should take a further 23 days to administer enough shots to another 10 percent of the population.
The UAE has already administered more than 15.1 million doses since the launch of the country’s vaccination drive in December 2020. This number is expected to rise soon with the approval of a third booster dose to those who have taken the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine, and the launch of Pfizer vaccines for pregnant women, which was announced on Tuesday.
Late Monday, Abu Dhabi’s crisis authority announced that as of August 20, only vaccinated people are allowed to enter some public areas, including gyms, malls and restaurants. The decision comes as 93 percent of the emirate’s target group was inoculated against COVID-19.
Dubai begins Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations for pregnant womenDubai has announced plans to start vaccinating pregnant women against COVID-19, state news agency WAM reported late Tuesday.The Dubai Health Authority ... Coronavirus
Dubai sees highest sales boom in $10 mln luxury homes since 2015Dubai has seen a boom in the sale of luxury homes priced at over $10 million between January and May 2021, according to global property consultants ... Economy
Abu Dhabi to allow only COVID-19 vaccinated people entry to some public areasThe UAE capital of Abu Dhabi will only allow those vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter some public areas, including malls, restaurants and gyms, ... Coronavirus
Abu Dhabi updates COVID-19 rules for nurseries, allows more children per ‘bubble’Abu Dhabi’s Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee has updated guidelines for the operation of children’s nurseries which will go into effect on ... Coronavirus