UAE Covid cases dip below 2,000 for first time in over 2 months
UAE is seeing a gradual decrease in daily infections.
Daily Covid-19 cases in the UAE have dipped below 2,000 for the first time in more than two months.
The country’s Ministry of Health and Prevention reported 1,992 new cases on March 14. The last time the country had seen cases below the 2,000 mark was on January 5, when 1,967 new cases were reported.
It crossed the 3,000 mark on January 12 (3,243 cases) and almost hit 4,000 on January 27 (3,939); 28 (3,966); and 29 (3,962).
Last week, the authorities acknowledged that the UAE was seeing a gradual decrease in the infection rates, as vaccination peaks.
“A positive sign and a step to recovery and resuming normal life, which can be achieved by the cooperation and commitment of all,” the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) had said.
We are witnessing a gradual decrease in the infection rates over the past two weeks. A positive sign and a step to recovery and resuming normal life, which can be achieved by the cooperation and commitment of all.#TogetherWeRecover— NCEMA UAE (@NCEMAUAE) March 9, 2021
In the past couple of weeks, the vaccination drive has been progressing steadily while prioritising the vulnerable categories. According to the stats from Our World in Data website, the UAE continues to be second best globally in terms of the cumulative doses administered per 100 people.
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