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The Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Sunday that it conducted over 28,000 additional COVID-19 tests using state-of-the-art medical testing methods.
In a statement, the Ministry 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, MoHAP detected 779 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases in the UAE to 31,086. According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care.
MoHAP also announced five deaths as a result of COVID-19 complications. The total number of deaths in the country has reached 253, it added.
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MoHAP also noted an additional 325 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 15,982.
It called on the public to cooperate with health authorities and adhere to social distancing protocols and preventative measures to ensure the health and safety of all.
The new cases bring the total number of cases in the country to 29,485. Ministry also said that 561 patients have fully recovered after treatment, bringing the total number of recoveries in the UAE to 15,061.
The UAE government has announced that the number of COVID-19 tests has broken the two million mark, reaching 2,044,493 screenings as part of the national plan to intensify coronavirus detection.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 103,132 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
The Ministry, on Saturday, on its official twitter account said, “In view of the announcement by the health authorities in the Federal Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Equatorial Guinea of monitoring outbreaks of "Marburg" virus, and based on the Ministry's concern for the safety of the country's citizens, the Ministry advises to postpone travel to the Federal Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Equatorial Guinea in this period.”
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