A paramedic performs a swab test at a testing service for coronavirus in Abu Dhabi on Friday. WAM
The ministry said in a statement that the intense testing drive uncovered 705 new cases of various nationalities, who are all in a stable condition and receiving the necessary medical treatment. This brings the total number of official cases recorded in the UAE to 73,471.
MoHAP also announced the death of one patient as a result of COVID-19 complications. The total number of deaths in the country has reached 388, 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 494 individuals from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 63,652.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevntion also noted that an additional 2,026 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 389,304.
The UAE Ministry of Health announced that it conducted 131,633 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
"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.
Sheikh Mohammed said the UAE has succeeded in countering the COVID-19 outbreak and set a commendable example for the world in managing the pandemic. The country’s scientific approach in combating the virus and the meticulous planning and collaborative spirit shown by frontline organisations helped turn the crisis into an opportunity, he added.
According to the British media, the British businessman of Indian descent Vivek Chadha, 33, who enjoys strong relations in the government circles, died several weeks after his wedding.
Rain lashed separate areas of the country on Tuesday, as a result of the country being affected by a weak superficial air depression from the east, accompanied by an extension of high air in the upper layers of the atmosphere.
“The net zero goals announced by the Kingdoms of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain provide a significant boost to regional efforts to address climate change,” tweeted Sheikh Mohamed.
In detail, Lieutenant Colonel Ghaith Khalifa Al Kaabi, head of the comprehensive city police station, explained that a Syrian national came to the station asking for help, as he was unable to bring his wife due to difficult financial conditions which exacerbated after the Corona pandemic.