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The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention said on Thursday that an additional 54,000 COVID-19 tests were conducted revealing 659 new cases and bringing the total number of cases to 37,018.
The new cases identified are undergoing treatment.
Ministry also revealed that the total number of recovered cases of Coronavirus has reached 19,572 with 419 cases fully recovered on Thursday after receiving treatment.
Ministry also announced the death of three people, who tested positive for COVID-19, due to complications.This brings the total death toll to 273.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention expressed sincere condolences to the families of the deceased.
The "UAE Volunteers" national campaign was very popular with UAE citizens and residents alike, who competed to fulfill the call of duty by volunteering in 125 opportunities; 98 field and 27 virtual opportunities remotely, as the number of volunteers enrolled in the campaign within a month of its launch reached more than 18,740 volunteers belonging to more than 132 nationalities residing in the UAE.
The number of resident volunteers supporting the national efforts made by our soldiers in the first line of defense to confront the spread of "COVID-19" reached more than 13,170 volunteers residing in the UAE, in addition to 5,555 volunteers from citizens.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Wednesday that it has conducted 174,016 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, which helped it detect 3,939 new coronavirus cases.
As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP detected 491 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases in the UAE to 41,990.
The UAE has authorised the emergency use of Sotrovimab, a monoclonal antibody, for the treatment of patients aged 12 years or older with mild to moderate COVID-19 disease who are at risk of progression to hospitalisation or death.
Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi ordered a waterline project to be initiated from Khorfakkan to Shees.
A visiting Israeli aerospace veteran believes more discoveries in the great outer space, beneficial to mankind and which would also generate employment, is attainable if governments join forces together.
The Traffic and Patrols Department at Ras Al Khaimah Police’s General Directorate of Central Operations has announced a ban on heavy-duty trucks on the emirate’s internal roads and highways in two morning and evening periods, effective from Sunday.