Total number of doses administered in the country now stands at 19.2 million.
The UAE has administered 83,410 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine in the past 24 hours.
The country’s Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) said the total doses administered now stand at 19.2 million.
This takes the rate of doses to 194.60 per 100 people.
As of September 16, 91.32 per cent of UAE’s population has received the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine — with 80.29 per cent having received two doses (fully vaccinated).
Latest #COVID19 vaccine developments 91.32% of #UAE population received first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 80.29% received two doses of the vaccine.#TogetherWeRecover #WamNews pic.twitter.com/mxKkYKAeXl
— WAM English (@WAMNEWS_ENG) September 16, 2021
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