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VIDEO: UAE reports 477 more coronavirus cases, two deaths


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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The UAE Health Ministry announced it conducted 24,000 COVID-19 tests, which revealed 477 new cases bringing the total number of cases to 6,302.

The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of two GCC nationals who tested positive for COVID-19 and died due to complications. This brings total death toll to 37.

The Ministry also announced the total number of recovered cases of Coronavirus has reached 1,188 with 93 cases fully recovered on Friday after receiving treatment.

The new cases identified are in a stable condition and undergoing treatment.

Dr Farida Al Hosani, official spokesperson for the UAE health sector, has called on the nation’s youth to volunteer in all fields, and raise awareness about the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) based on scientific facts and credible information to counter misinformation and rumours often circulated on social media, which have been triggering needless fear and panic in people.

Her call came during a virtual talk organised by Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah (SYL) Wednesday, in the presence of over 300 young girls and boys, and media representatives. The session forms part of SYL’s ‘Meeting with an Influencer’ series, which has previously brought together top personalities in the UAE with the nation’s youth in inspiring and insightful discussions.

This was a special edition dedicated to highlighting the ceaseless efforts of all the nation’s heroes who are on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 in the UAE, leading it in their respective sectors.

Noting that it was a privilege and an honour to be bestowed a crucial responsibility by the UAE’s wise leadership, the mother of four spoke about her current duties in the wake of the pandemic.

"My role under the given circumstances is quite challenging. As I address all segments of society, the information that I present needs to be direct and easily understandable for all."

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