UAE: 9,024 vaccine doses administered in 24 hours

The total doses administered now stand at 24.8 million



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By Web Desk

Published: Fri 20 May 2022, 3:59 PM

Last updated: Fri 20 May 2022, 4:01 PM

The UAE has administered 9,024 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 24.8 million.

This takes the rate of doses to 251.14 doses per 100 people.

Kids ages 5 to 11 should get a booster dose of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine, advisers to the U.S. government said Thursday.

The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention quickly adopted the panel’s recommendation, opening a third Covid-19 shot to healthy elementary-age kids — just like what is already recommended for everybody 12 and older.

Japan has said it would start conducting 'test tourism' in the form of limited package tours in May as a way of gathering information prior to a full re-opening of the country to tourism.

Though tourism was a major pillar of Japan's economy, tourists have not been permitted to enter since it adopted strict border controls in 2020 at the start of the coronavirus pandemic.


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