UAE confirms 240 new COVID infections

The Ministry of Health and Prevention of the United Arab Emirates shared the data, which states that additional 240 cases of the novel coronavirus have been recorded on April 8, 2022.

Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Ministry of Health and Prevention of the United Arab Emirates shared the data, which states that additional 240 cases of the novel coronavirus have been recorded on April 8, 2022. This brings the overall number of active COVID-19 infections in the Middle East country to 18,280 as of April 8. 

The health ministry further confirms that to date, there are a total of 893,412 confirmed infections of the contagious COVID-19 mutant. Along with this, there are a total of 559 patients of the novel coronavirus who got recovered from the mutant in the last 24 hours, as of Friday, April 8, and have been discharged from the hospital facilities. 


With this, the total recovery rate of the Middle East country stands at 872,830, according to the data shared by the health ministry. 

Though, no additional COVID-19 related death has been recorded by the health staff of the United Arab Emirates in the last 24 hours; therefore, the total death rate remains still at 2,302.  

COVID-19 vaccination statics of the UAE: 

In the – United Arab Emirates, there are a total of 9,890,305 individuals who are partially vaccinated by taking at least one dose of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines. This number of individuals represents nearly 100% of the total targeted eligible population of the Middle East state, as per the official data. 

On the other end, there are a total of 9,623,267 nationals of the UAE who have received their required number of the COVID-19 jabs and are hence in the category of the fully vaccinated ones. This number of UAE nationals represents the country’s 97.3% total targeted eligible population. 

The figures further reveal that to date in UAE; there are a total of 5,032,187 individuals who are fully vaccinated and have also taken their third dose or booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccines, according to the official data. 




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