The United Arab Emirates has reported 3,362 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, raising the total to 239,587, the official WAM News Agency reports.
The Ministry of Health conducts 134,768 tests as part of its plans to expand the scope of the tests, and reveals 3,362 new cases of the #Coronavirus, 2,588 recoveries and 6 death cases due to complications. #TogetherWeRecover— NCEMA UAE (@NCEMAUAE) January 13, 2021
The surge in infections in the UAE, an international travel hub, prompted Britain to remove the country from its travel corridors list on Tuesday.
118,928 doses of the #COVID19 vaccine were given in the last 24 hours, to reach 1,394,580 as a total number of doses and with a rate of 14.10 doses per 100 people as vaccine distribution.#TogetherWeRecover pic.twitter.com/Jlvg4zZLRM— NCEMA UAE (@NCEMAUAE) January 13, 2021
“Taking the vaccine is every individual’s responsibility to protect their health, families and wider society,” UAE Vice-President Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, who is also ruler of Dubai, said in a Twitter post on Tuesday.