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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Tuesday said it carried out over 98,528 COVID-19 tests in the country over the last 24 hours, using the latest testing methods.
Dr Omar Al Hammadi, the official spokesman for the UAE Government at the media briefing on the updates from the UAE Government, explained that new COVID-19 tests were conducted using the latest testing methods.
He said that 852 new cases were uncovered, bringing the total number of official cases recorded in the UAE to 86,477 since beginning of the pandemic.
He also announced the recovery of additional 939 individuals from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 76,025, and no new deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours.
Al Hammadi continued, “Based on the updated data, 10,017 patients are currently receiving treatment in health care institutions in the country.”
The Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Monday that it conducted over 47,299 additional COVID-19 tests, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention on Tuesday announced that as many as 86,879 additional COVID-19 tests were conducted for different segments of the society over the past 24 hours.
In a statement, the Ministry stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
The deal arrives just in time for a summit of world leaders hosted by the U.S. government on Thursday and Friday, where the EU and other global powers will promote their pledges to protect the planet.
Biden has invited 40 world leaders including Xi and Russia's Vladimir Putin to the meet starting on Earth Day, meant to mark Washington's return to the front lines of the fight against climate change after former president Donald Trump disengaged from the process.
As aviation industry players have become more optimistic on the resumption of international flights worldwide, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with a leading European diagnostic service provider, for more ease to passengers required to secure negative Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) test results.
Sheikh Abdullah affirmed the depth and strength of relations between the UAE and Pakistan, which, he said, are longstanding and based on mutual trust and respect. He stressed the two nations’ determination to grow cooperation across all fields for the common good of both nations’ peoples.