Corona Test : UAE sets world record, in conducting corona test more tests than its population
- India Vahini News / A S DSilva
Oct 08, 2020
Abu Dhabi: United Arab Emirates (UAE) holds a world record in coronavirus testing. The UAE has become the first country in the world to have performed more corona tests than its population. Since the onset of the Corona pandemic, the UAE has conducted more than 10 million (one crore) tests, with a total population of only 9.6 million.
However, China (160 million Tests) is at the forefront of the corona test in the world. After that, the US has tested 110 million corona as of October 7, while India has the third spot with 80 million tests. Russia ranks fourth with a total of 50 million Corona Tests. UAE government spokesman Dr. Omar al-Hammadi has told the media, 'The country has conducted 7,20,802 corona investigations between 30 September and 6 October. This is 8 percent more than last week. The total number of corona cases has also increased by 16 percent during this time frame. However, the rate of recovery of people has increased by 23 percent. The total number of corona infection cases in the UAE has crossed 1 lakh.
Dr. Omar said that more than 73 percent of patients died this week as compared to last week. However, the UAE has the lowest death rate in the world in September. The Corona virus havoc in the United Arab Emirates has killed 436 people.