UAE reports 2,315 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths
DUBAI: The UAE reported 2,315 new coronavirus cases and two deaths after conducting 237,240 additional COVID-19 tests overnight.
The country’s coronavirus caseload is now at 463,759 with 1,499 fatalities, health officials said in a report from state news agency WAM.
An additional 2,435 individuals meanwhile had fully recovered from the highly transmissible disease, bringing the total number of recoveries to 447,790.
The UAE recently started the local manufacture of the Hayat-Vax vaccine under a newly created joint venture between Sinopharm CNBG and G42.
The new vaccine plant at Abu Dhabi’s free zone KIZAD will become operational this year and will have a production capacity of 200 million doses per annum across three filling lines and five automated packaging lines.
The joint venture is already producing Hayat-Vax with its partner, Julphar in the UAE with an initial capacity of 2 million doses per month.
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