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.