Coronavirus: UAE records 300 new cases

Mass testing and one of the world's fastest vaccination drives has helped the nation curb the pandemic

The UAE reported 300 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday bringing the total number of infections since the pandemic began to 892,470.

Another 621 recovered from the virus meaning this tally increased to 870,614.

There were no deaths reported so the toll remains at 2,302.

The latest cases were identified from 183,491 tests, with more than 148 million PCR tests carried out since the pandemic began.

The UAE is cautiously emerging from the pandemic with rules being lifted and capacity limits ended.

Mass testing and one of the world's fastest vaccination campaigns have helped the UAE to curb the pandemic.

More than 24.5 vaccine doses have been administered by authorities. The percentage of the eligible population who are fully vaccinated now stands at 97.24 per cent, authorities said.

Ramadan started in the UAE on Saturday, with many Covid-19 rules relaxed at mosques across the country.

It means worshippers are experiencing the most normal holy month since 2019.

Updated: April 04, 2022, 10:21 AM