Coronavirus: UAE records 1,549 new cases

Seven more people died from the virus

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The UAE reported 1,549 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday after an additional 232,389 tests.

The latest caseload brought the number of infections recorded since the start of the pandemic to 673,185.

Seven people died of Covid-related causes in the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 1,927.

Another 1,510 people overcame the virus, taking the number of recoveries to 650,683

Mass testing and one of the world's fastest vaccination programmes have been integral to the UAE's handling of the pandemic.

At least 77.85 per cent of the UAE population have received one Covid-19 vaccine dose, while 68.75 per cent are fully vaccinated.

Meanwhile, Abu Dhabi Police have reminded motorists that movement restrictions are in place between midnight and 5am.

On July 19, Abu Dhabi launched the National Sterilisation Programme to prevent the spread of Covid-19, during which movement of traffic is restricted.

Updated: July 26th 2021, 10:08 AM