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UAE announces 300 new coronavirus cases, infection tops over 2,650

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A health worker checks the body temperature of passengers bound for Frankfurt at Dubai International Airport on Monday. AFP

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The UAE Health Ministry announced 300 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases to in the country to 2659.

The ministry said 53 cases recovered from the disease. The total number of recovered cases jumped to 239 in the country.

Abdul Rahman Al Owais, Minister for Health: Today in the UAE we have reached a record number of examinations, and within a short period of time, 539,195 examinations have been conducted so far.


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Al Owais: The number of examination cases indicates the state's keenness in combating the new coronavirus, and at the same time it reflects the strength of our health system and the efficiency of our medical personnel, and this number will be doubled in the coming period.

Al Owais: The health and safety of citizens and residents is a priority, and it is a national responsibility that we all share.

Abdullah Al-Nuaimi, Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Communication and International Relations at the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation: The labour market is one of the sectors directly and widely affected by the repercussions of the spread of the coronavirus.

Al-Nuaimi: The Ministry of Human Resources and Resettlement, in coordination with the National Authority for Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management, has prepared an integrated national programme to support the stability of the labour market in the private sector.

Al-Nuaimi: The national programme to support the stability of the labour market in the private sector focuses on three axes: employment, Emiratization, and administrative support for private sector enterprises.

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