UAE: 71,886 Covid vaccine doses administered in 24 hours
Quad countries pledge to donate more than 1.2 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses globally
The UAE has administered 71,886 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 19.8 million.
This takes the rate of doses to 200.67 per 100 people.
From Billie Eilish in New York to BTS in Seoul and Elton John in Paris, one of the biggest-ever international charity events was set to kick off Saturday with concerts around the world to raise awareness on climate change, vaccine equality and famine.
Meanwhile, The Quad countries — United States, India, Japan and Australia — have pledged to donate more than 1.2 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses globally, in addition to the vaccines financed through Covax.
In a joint statement, released by the White House on Friday, the countries said that 79 million coronavirus vaccine doses have already been collectively delivered to the Indo-Pacific region.
The Philippines has recorded more than 2.5 million infections,... READ MORE
Over 83.9 million PCR tests have been conducted in the country so far READ MORE
More than 83.6 million PCR tests have been conducted across the... READ MORE
The airline will begin flying to Johannesburg and Cape Town on Nov 25,... READ MORE
Cases have dropped dramatically over the past few months READ MORE
The International Astronautical Congress will be held at the Dubai... READ MORE
To win the grand prize, participants now only need to match five out... READ MORE
Shaheen Shah Afridi took three wickets in a brilliant spell READ MORE