We noticed you're blocking ads.

Keep supporting great journalism by turning off your ad blocker.

Questions about why you are seeing this? Contact us

Font Size

- Aa +

Thu 25 Jun 2020 08:35 AM

Font Size

- Aa +

UAE announces 450 new Covid-19 case, two deaths

The UAE's total number of infections to date now stands at 46,133

UAE announces 450 new Covid-19 case, two deaths

UAE government spokesperson Amna Al Dahak Al Shamsi said that two additional deaths were also reported.

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.

Arabian Business: why we're going behind a paywall

For all the latest health tips & news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.