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Covid-19 vaccine in UAE: 95,783 residents vaccinated in last 24 hours

Dubai - The UAE's vaccine administration rates are just second behind Israel globally.

By Web report

Published: Wed 20 Jan 2021, 3:59 PM

Last updated: Wed 20 Jan 2021, 4:09 PM

The UAE has vaccinated 95,783 residents against Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.

The country's Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) said the total doses administered now stands at 2.16 million. This takes the rate of doses per 100 people to 21.85.

The UAE now ranks first in the world in the distribution of daily doses of the Covid-19 vaccine. In the past seven days, the UAE’s daily dose rate is 1.16 per 100 people. Overall, the UAE’s dose administration rate is 20.8 per 100 people — second globally after Israel.

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On Wednesday, the Department of Health - Abu Dhabi (DoH) announced that it will launch drive-through services for people looking to take the jab soon.

Health authorities on Tuesday said the UAE had administered more than 2 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine to date.

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