UAE conducts 93,618 COVID-19 tests, reports 1,002 new cases, a death in 24 hours
24 Sep 2020
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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Thursday said it carried out 93,618 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 1,002 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 88,532.
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 407, it added.
The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the family of the deceased and wished current COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery.
It also announced the recovery of an additional 942 individuals from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 77,937.