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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
A four-member team of medical specialists-researchers in Mayo Clinic (US) has raised the need for awareness regarding the use of two oral anti-malarial drugs for the treatment and cure of the Coronavirus19 (COVID19).
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.
Their Highnesses thanked, on behalf of the people of the UAE, the team of doctors, researchers and support staff at ADSCC for their efforts in making this scientific breakthrough which will add to the global efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure health and safety of the people of the world.
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