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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 540 new coronavirus cases from various nationalities, bringing the total number of coronavirus infections in the UAE to 38,808. According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary care.
MoHAP also announced the death of one patient as a result of COVID-19 complications, taking the total number of deaths in the country to 276.
The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished current COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery.
MoHAP also noted an additional 745 individuals have fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 21,806.
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.
"It has been noticed that the 20 to 40 age group is the most affected due to the wrong perception that their youth will protect them for being infected," Dr Farida Al Hosani said.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced on Sunday that it conducted 152,146 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
As part of its intensified testing campaign, the MoHAP announced 944 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 201,836.
The guidance of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, was instrumental in ensuring a rapid response to the outbreak and developing an effective counter-pandemic approach, said Dr Amer Sharif.
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