UAE reports 812 new coronavirus cases, 3 deaths - GulfToday

UAE reports 812 new coronavirus cases, 3 deaths


A man passes through a disinfection tunnel in Dubai. AFP

The UAE Health Ministry conducted 39,000 Covid-19 tests, which revealed 812 new cases, bringing the total number of cases to 28,704.

The Ministry announced that three people of different nationalities who tested positive for COVID-19 died due to complications. This brings the total death toll to 244.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention expressed sincere condolences to the families of the deceased.


The total number of recovered cases of Coronavirus has reached 14,495 with 697 cases fully recovered on Friday after receiving treatment.

The UAE Government announced that its regular media briefing on the latest COVID-19 developments and the country's ongoing preventive measures to contain the spread of the virus will resume from Monday, May 25, at 9:30 PM.

The media briefing will be broadcast on local TV channels and government social media accounts @UAEGov on Saturday, Monday and Wednesday.


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Senior government officials and spokespersons in various sectors will give updates on the latest COVID-19 related cases and developments as well as efforts and initiatives being taken by the UAE to fight the virus.

The media briefing will be transmitted in several languages including Arabic, English and Malay at 10:15 PM. It will be aired on Radio 1 Abu Dhabi (frequency 100.50), Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman

(frequency 104.10), on Radio 2 (frequency 106 and 99.30), Indian Radio Mirchi FM on the following frequencies: Abu Dhabi (97.30), Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman (88.80) and Al Ain (95.60).

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