UAE announces 283 new coronavirus cases, two deaths - GulfToday

UAE announces 283 new coronavirus cases, two deaths

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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, on Saturday said it carried out 77,640 additional COVID-19 tests in the country over the last 24 hours, using the latest testing methods.

The Ministry said in a statement that the intense testing drive uncovered 283 new cases of various nationalities, who are all in a stable condition and receiving the necessary medical treatment.


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This brings the total number of official cases recorded in the UAE to 64,102. MoHAP also announced the death of two patients as a result of COVID-19 complications.

The total number of deaths in the country has reached 361, 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.

It also announced the recovery of an additional 98 individuals from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 57,571.

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