Abu Dhabi has topped a list of the world’s 25 leading cities for their response to the COVID-19 pandemic, issued by renowned London-based analytics consortium, Deep Knowledge Group (DKG).
The ranking, based on 50 parameters across five categories, including healthcare and the economy, demonstrates the wide-ranging impact of the emirate’s response to the pandemic.
Abu Dhabi has led the world through its rapid and robust response, protecting the health and safety of the community with proactive and stringent precautionary measures, while supporting the economy with stimulus packages that provided critical and ongoing support to all sectors of the local economy.
The UAE has has provided more than 8 and a half million doses of vaccines of COVID-19. This was revealed during the weekly briefing on the coronavirus situation in the UAE on Tuesday.
The official said, “62.57% of the target group in UAE has been vaccinated, which is an achievement that adds to the UAE’s record as part of its continuous endeavour to provide the vaccine to members of society.”
UAE on Tuesday announced 1,988 new COVID-19 cases, 2,138 recoveries, 4 deaths.
62,781 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered during past 24 hours, according to UAE health ministry.
The Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection Sector in Dubai Economy closed down 11 shops, issued fines to 252 and warned 61 during the month of March 2021 after they were found to have violated the precautionary guidelines in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
The Sharjah City Municipality has banned displaying or selling Iftar snacks in front of shops in Sharjah is banned during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
pak school shut: Pakistan’s Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood said on Tuesday that there will be no in-person classes for grade 1 to 8 in areas affected by COVID-19 till April 28.
The Indian capital on Tuesday imposed an immediate night curfew a day after the nation posted a record coronavirus surge, with financial hub Mumbai also introducing similar restrictions.
India reported 96,982 new coronavirus infections and 446 deaths, data from health ministry showed on Tuesday.
US President Joe Biden was to announce on Tuesday that the United States has administered 150 million COVID-19 shots since he took office and move up by nearly two weeks a deadline to make the vaccines widely available, according to a person familiar with the matter.