UAE: 34,365 Covid vaccine doses administered in 24 hours

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Dubai - Over 83.9 million PCR tests have been conducted in the country so far


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By Web Report

Published: Thu 30 Sep 2021, 4:01 PM

Last updated: Thu 30 Sep 2021, 4:15 PM

The UAE has administered 34,365 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine in the past 24 hours.

The country's Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) said the total doses administered now stand at 20 million.

This takes the rate of doses to 202.75 per 100 people.

Over 83.9 million PCR tests have been conducted in the country so far.

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Web Report

Published: Thu 30 Sep 2021, 4:01 PM

Last updated: Thu 30 Sep 2021, 4:15 PM

 
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