More than 31,000 volunteers registered in Phase 3 clinical trials in the UAE. This is the highest number in the world for a Phase III COVID-19 vaccine trial which achieved in just six weeks.
Volunteers of 120 different nationalities signed up to test the inactive vaccine, which contains a killed version of the coronavirus.
No new registrations would be accepted, although volunteers can continue to follow up according to the approved protocols. There are designated centres in ADNEC and Al Qarain (Sharjah) will remain open for follow ups and to complete trials still underway.