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The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced on Tuesday that it conducted over 35,000 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 596 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases in the UAE to 35,788.
MoHAP also noted an additional 388 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 18,726.
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.According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and are receiving the necessary care.
MoHAP also announced three deaths as a result of COVID-19 complications.
The total number of deaths in the country has reached 269, 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 test will be done on fully automated and highly sophisticated system using the Electro-chemiluminescence immunoassay (ECLIA) method that uses plasma, or serum samples.
The Ministry also announced on Sunday that the total number of recovered cases of Coronavirus has reached 4,804 with full recovery of 509 more patients.
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.
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.
The flight, operated by Go First, took off for Sharjah at 6:30pm from Srinagar and landed at Sharjah International Airport at 9:30pm UAE time. The flight revives direct air link between the Kashmir Valley and the UAE after 11 years.
In the first case, which took place at 5:00pm, there were 3 Asians, two of whom were rescued while the third, 29, drowned. In the second case, which took place at 6:00pm, an Arab, 30, drowned and was transported by the national ambulance to the Khalifa Hospital..
According to Colonel Saleh Al Dhanhani, Director of the Traffic and Patrols Department at Fujairah Police, the accident took place around 7:30am on Sunday when a man dropped his son identified as ASA opposite the private school where he was studying.