By Staff writer
The UAE's total number of infections to date now stands at 46,133
Health authorities in the UAE have announced that 450 new cases of Covid-19 have been detected in the country.
The UAE’s total number of infections to date now stands at 46,133.
In a briefing, UAE government spokesperson Amna Al Dahak Al Shamsi said that two additional deaths were also reported.
The UAE’s Covid-19 death toll now stands at 307.
Additionally, 702 more recoveries were recorded, bringing the UAE’s total to 33,405.
A total of 11,421 individuals are still receiving treatment.
On Tuesday, Health authorities in the UAE announced the beginning of the world’s first phase III clinical trial of a Covid-19 inactivated vaccine on a large sample of people.
The announcement is part of a cooperation agreement between Chinese pharmaceutical giant Sinopharm China National Biotec Group (CNBG) and Group 42 (G42), an Abu Dhabi-based AI and cloud computing firm.
Together, both companies will lead the clinical trial operations in the UAE under the department of the emirate’s Department of Health.