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Coronavirus

UAE new daily COVID-19 cases fall under 100 for the second time in 2021

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The United Arab Emirates reported on Thursday 94 cases of new COVID-19 infections - only the second time in 2021 cases have fallen below the 100 mark.

The country’s National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA) also reported 140 recoveries and two virus-related deaths in the last 24 hours.

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The UAE’s COVID-19 death toll now sits at 2,126.

Total diagnosed cases since the pandemic’s onset increased to 739, 018 and total recoveries to 732,873.

Thursday’s figures also marked a record low of new infections this year. The previous lowest was reported on Sunday when the UAE reported just 99 daily new cases.

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NCEMA have also announced that 96.58 percent of the population have also received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while almost 86.58 percent have been fully inoculated.

The UAE has been leading the way in vaccinating its population against the virus, with over 20.8 million doses already administered.

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