35% of UAE students currently vaccinated against COVID-19

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The percentage of school students vaccinated against COVID-19 has now reached 35%.

That's according to Dr. Saif Al Dhaheri, spokesperson of the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA), who revealed the statistics during the latest government media briefing on Tuesday.

Dr. Al Dhaheri said that the latest numbers have also shown that 89.5 per cent of administrative, academic and technical school staff have received their coronavirus vaccines. 

He added that these statistics are positive indicators that reflect the education sector's increasingly safe environment. 

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