COVID-19: Updates from UAE government media briefing

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The UAE ranked first in the world in the distribution of daily doses of the COVID-19 vaccine during the past seven days, at a rate of 1.16 doses per 100 people.

It also stands fifth in the world in terms of the overall availability of the vaccine.

The figures were revealed during the latest government briefing, where officials highlighted the vaccine's crucial role in curbing the spread of the virus.

They called on employees in the education sector as well as all other segments of society to take the vaccine at their nearest health centre.

During the briefing, Dr. Saif Al Dhaheri, official spokesperson of the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA), announced the launch of the 3rd edition of the National Standard for Business Continuity Management System.

The document is aimed at strengthening the capacity of the business community in the UAE to face emergencies.

Dr. Al Dhaheri called on all public and private organisations to follow the latest standards that can be accessed through the NCEMA's official website.

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