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Gulf Today Report
The UAE Ministry of Health announced 747 new coronavirus case on Friday, bringing the total to 21,831, while two deaths were reported as well, bringing the fatalities' toll up to 210.
In a statement, the Ministry of Health affirmed its aim to expand the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
As part of its intensified testing campaign, the ministry detected 747 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases in the UAE to 21,831. According to the ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities and are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary care.
The ministry also announced two deaths as a result of COVID-19 complications. The total number of deaths in the country has reached 210, it added.
The ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished current COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery.
The health ministry also noted an additional 398 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 7,328.
The health ministry also noted an additional 581 individuals had fully recovered on Sunday from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 8,512.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said that a number of treatments are under clinical trials for the treatment of COVID-19, but none of those were yet approved.
The study examined the characteristics and symptoms of 103 patients who were diagnosed with COVID-19 over a six-week period at Kantonsspital Aarau in Aarau, Switzerland.
Pakistan also reported 4,734 new virus cases, raising its overall infections to 93,983. With the latest 97 virus-related deaths, the highest 24-hour increase to its fatalities, as authorities urged volunteers to motivate people to adhere to social distancing regulations to contain the spread of the virus.
With the Hajj Committee announcing full refunds of the fees for the ensuing Hajj 2020 season, the pilgrimage dreams of thousands of Muslim faithful are shattered.
The group were travelling through Badakshan province to assist security forces in the area, officials said. A local commander was among the fatalities, provincial governor's spokesman Sanaullah Rohani told the media.