UAE reports 437 new COVID-19 cases, 577 recoveries and two deaths - GulfToday

UAE reports 437 new COVID-19 cases, 577 recoveries and two deaths


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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Sunday revealed that it has conducted over 58,000 new COVID-19 tests as part of plans to expand the scope of tests in the country.

The new tests revealed 437 new infections bringing total number of cases registered in the UAE to 47,797.

The total number of recovered cases of coronavirus  reached to 36,411 with 577 more patients recovered fully from the infection after treatment on Sunday.

The Ministry also announced the death of two people who tested positive for COVID-19, due to complications. This brings the total death toll to 313.

Meanwhile, in a separate development the Sharjah Directorate of Human Resources (SDHR), in cooperation with MoHAP, represented by the Sharjah Medical Zone, announced the launch of the second phase of early detection tests for COVID-19 among employees of the Sharjah government.

The second phase begins tomorrow, Monday, continuing until Thursday, after the completion of the first phase, which tested staff at all departments, bodies and institutions. Those tested included employees who recently returned to their workplaces.

The number of COVID-19 tests reached more than 9,000, in which the second phase aims to complete tests for those staff members who will begin work in the coming period.

Dr. Tariq Sultan bin Khadem, Member of the Sharjah Executive Council and Chairman of the Sharjah Directorate of Human Resources, SDHR, expressed his sincere thanks and gratitude for the wise guidance of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Mem


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