UAE coronavirus cases fall below 3,000


UAE coronavirus cases fell below 3,000 with 2,250 new infections reported overnight by health authorities.

There were however 17 deaths due to COVID-19 complications, state news agency WAM reported. The country’s coronavirus caseload is now at 370,425 with 1,125 fatalities since the first infection was reported last year.

The UAE has launched a massive vaccination drive to inoculate over 50 percent of the population, ‘which will help reduce the number of cases and control the spread of the virus,’ the report noted.

There were 951 doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of jabs provided to 5,554,342 or equivalent to a rate of vaccine distribution of 56.16 doses per 100 people.