UAE reports 3,243 Covid-19 cases, 2,195 recoveries

SourceThe UAE News
SectorHealthcare
CountryUAE

The UAE News report: The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Tuesday reported 3,243 cases of Covid-19 along with 2,195 recoveries and six deaths. The new cases were detected through addtional 151,480 tests. The UAE has conducted over 22.5 million tests till date as part of the country’s massive screening programmes to combat the spread of Covid-19. The total number of cases in the UAE as of January 12 stand at 236,225 while total recoveries are 210,561. Death toll rises to 717. On Tuesday, it was announced that travellers to the UK from the UAE will now have to self-isolate for 10 day as the country has been taken off the travel corridors list. The decision has been implemented from 4am Tuesday. Under the existing rules, passengers arriving from all international destinations to the UK are required to present a negative Covid-19 test result taken up to three days before departing for England or Scotland. Meanwhile, the UAE has intensified the Covid-19 vaccination campaign ahead of re-opening of onsite classes of schools on January 17. The Ministry of Education, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Prevention, has set up three dedicated vaccination centres in Fujairah and ...read more...