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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Ministry of Health and Prevention announced 461 new cases of COVID-19 detected in the UAE on Thursday.
Since the first case in January, the UAE has recorded a total of 65,802 COVID-19 cases.
As a result of unforeseen complications, two patients have passed away from the virus. That brings the total of lives lost to the pandemic to 369.
However, 131 patients have recovered, adding the number of those that have recovered from the virus to 58,153.The Ministry extends its condolences to the families of those that passed away and wish those infected speedy recoveries
The Health Ministry said, “Wearing a mask for a long time does not cause a decrease in the percentage of oxygen inside the body, nor does it cause a toxic accumulation of carbon dioxide gas as long as the mask is properly used and allows normal breathing.”
The authorities, however, announced the death of 4 people from COVID-19 related complications.
Al-Hammadi also announced the registration of 198 new recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 56,766, while no deaths were recorded and pointing out that 5,581 patients are currently receiving treatment.
A common complication of viral infections such as the flu or the coronavirus is a secondary, superimposed bacterial infection — or a superinfection — resistant to the treatment being used against the primary infection.
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In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) affirmed that the UAE expresses its strong condemnation of these criminal acts, and its permanent rejection of all forms of violence and terrorism aimed at undermining security and stability in contravention of human values and principles.
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