Coronavirus: UAE reports 79 new Covid-19 cases and 102 recoveries

There are currently 3,549 active cases in the Emirates

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The UAE reported 79 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, after an additional 248,337 tests.

The latest caseload takes the total number of infections recorded since the pandemic began to 740,136.

Officials said no one died in the past 24 hours from Covid-19 complications, leaving the death toll at 2,137.

Another 102 people overcame the virus, taking the total number of recoveries to 734,450.

There are currently 3,549 active cases in the Emirates.

Daily cases have remained below 100 since October 21, as 98.08 per cent of the country's population has received a dose of the vaccine while 88.02 per cent is fully vaccinated.

To date, the UAE has administered 21,199,249 vaccine doses since December last year when the country embarked on a nationwide inoculation campaign.

More than 94.2 million tests have been conducted since the outbreak began at the end of January 2020, as part of the Emirates' testing and tracing procedures.

Updated: November 3rd 2021, 12:52 PM