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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Wednesday said it carried out 93,682 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 842 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 81,782. 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 402, 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 821 individuals from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 71,456.
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