National Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Agency (NCEMA) Inform the public that with the soaring Coronavirus disease-19 cases, unvaccinated individuals are more susceptible to the virus.
Currently, 71% of the total UAE population has been vaccinated, and 91.8% of eligible people have been vaccinated.
new Coronavirus diseaseOf the -19 cases, 84% were unvaccinated individuals, and 16% of the cases were from vaccinated individuals.
Individuals who were not vaccinated were more likely to be hospitalized, with a rate of 89%, and those who were vaccinated were hospitalized at 11%.
The propagation speed of the new Delta variant is 40% to 60% higher than other variants.
In a study conducted in different countries, individuals who used the Delta variant were more likely to be hospitalized compared to the alpha variant, especially for individuals with other health conditions.
In the UAE, the most common variant is the Beta variant, accounting for 39.2%, followed by the Delta variant, accounting for 33.9%, followed by the Alfa variant, accounting for 11.3%.
Individuals who have not been vaccinated can make an appointment at a registered vaccination center, and individuals who have received two vaccinations at the same time will receive booster injections within six months.
Individuals are advised to take all precautions to contain the pandemic.
Health department: Through the national surveillance system, we noticed the most common strains #UAE Now it is Alpha, Beta and Delta, which are new variants observed in many countries/regions around the world. This requires us to take action and get vaccinated.#TogetherWeRecover pic.twitter.com/oc9V6ainvv
— NCEMA United Arab Emirates (@NCEMAUAE) June 27, 2021