Nahyan bin Mubarak receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, received a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, in support of the national program and the use of the vaccine in the country in order to combat the virus and reduce its repercussions.

National program dose of the COVID-19 vaccine combat virus

He said that the United Arab Emirates, with the guidance and support of the wise leadership, has demonstrated during the emerging coronavirus pandemic its ability to deal with the repercussions of the pandemic with high efficiency, based on the best scientific and practical standards, which embodies the leadership of the medical sector in the United Arab Emirates.

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, added that a dose of COVID-19 vaccine would provide the utmost safety and security for workers on the first line of defense, and the preservation and protection of lives.

Emergency use of a dose of COVID-19 vaccine authorization

The United Arab Emirates authorized the emergency use of a dose of COVID-19 vaccine, to make it available to the groups most dealing with people infected with the virus from the first line of defense champions, with the aim of providing all safety and security means and protecting them from any dangers that they may face due to the nature of their work.

Dose of COVID-19 vaccine safety and effectiveness

The trials conducted in the state and in which more than 31 thousand volunteers from 125 nationalities have participated in it, have proven that a dose of COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective and resulted in a strong response to fight the virus.

It is noteworthy that the use of a dose of COVID-19 vaccine contributes to saving lives and reducing injuries resulting from the pandemic, and it is one of the ways that the state has taken to limit the spread of the epidemic and protect the health and safety of society.

Corona in the UAE: Cases of recovery increased by 18% over the past week

The UAE government announced during its periodic media briefing to present the developments related to the response to the Corona epidemic in the Emirates, Tuesday, that the cases of recovery from the virus increased by 18% during the week from 20 to 27 compared to the previous week.

During the briefing, Dr. Omar Abdul Rahman Al Hammadi, the official spokesperson for the media briefing of the UAE government, presented a set of statistics and figures that reflect the developments of Corona in the United Arab Emirates during the week from 20 to 27 October 2020, while Brigadier Morshed Al Mazrouei, Executive Director of Population Data at the Federal Identity Authority announced And the nationality of the authority starting the process of updating population data and the importance of that in creating a digital system that supports the health sector requirements and efforts.

Corona in UAE: 778,936 procedures during past week

The spokesman for the briefing, Dr. Omar Al-Hammadi, expressed that 778,936 examinations from October 20 to October 27 which conducted at the state level, that shows an increase of 1% compared to the previous week, indicating that the number of confirmed cases reached 10,030, recording an increase of 12% from the week that precedes it.

Based on these data, the rate of positive cases of corona in the United Arab Emirates remains at 1%, which is similar to the previous week, and by comparing this rate with the rates at the regional and global levels, it becomes clear that it is less than the rate recorded in the European Union, which is 7.7%, and the Eastern region, Middle and North Africa 6.5%, and OECD countries 6.5%.

Corona in UAE is experiencing a remarkable decline

Dr. Omar Al-Hammadi also revealed that a remarkable increase in recovery cases by 18% to reach 12,145 cases, while the total number of deaths reached 12 cases, a decrease of 45% compared to the previous week.

The Corona death rate in the United Arab Emirates is 0.4%, which is one of the lowest rates in the world compared to all From the European Union 3.2%, the Middle East and North Africa 2.4%, and OECD countries 3.3%.

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