Coronavirus Pandemic
Logo
 

Coronavirus: UAE reports 1,856 Covid-19 cases, 1,577 recoveries, 2 deaths

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on January 1, 2021 | Last updated on March 19, 2021 at 02.19 pm

More than 21 million Covid-19 tests have been carried out in the UAE so far.

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Friday reported 1,856 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 1,577 recoveries.

Two deaths were also reported. As many as new 145,163 Covid-19 tests were carried out, taking the total number of tests carried out in the country to more than 21 million so far.

Meanwhile, the UAE welcomed 2021 with 33 fireworks across the country, where revellers followed strict Covid-19 safety precautions, including wearing masks and following social distance norms.

The World Health Organisation on Thursday granted emergency validation to the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, paving the way for countries worldwide to quickly approve its import and distribution.

The WHO said its emergency use listing opens the way for regulators in different countries to approve the import and distribution of the vaccine.

It said it also enables Unicef, which plays a key logistical role in distributing anti-Covid vaccines, and the Pan-American Health Organisation to procure the vaccine for countries that need it.





ERROR: Macro /ads/dfp-ad-article-new is missing!
MORE FROM Coronavirus Pandemic
MORE FROM Khaleej Times
CurrentRequestUnmodified: /apps/pbcs.dll/article?avis=KT&date=20200603&category=ARTICLE&lopenr=200609644&Ref=AR&profile=1913 macro_action: article, macro_profile: ,1913,1000 macro_adspot:
 
 
 
 
 
KT App Download
khaleejtimes app

All new KT app
is available
for download:

khaleejtimes - android khaleejtimes - ios khaleejtimes - HUAWEI AppGallery