UAE announces 1,231 new coronavirus cases, 1,051 recoveries and 2 deaths - GulfToday

UAE announces 1,231 new coronavirus cases, 1,051 recoveries and 2 deaths


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The UAE has confirmed 1,231 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, the highest so far, taking the overall tally in the country to 97,760.

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 Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 117,812 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.


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The number of recoveries has gone up to 87,122 after another 1,051 people received the all-clear. Two more deaths were also reported in the past 24 hours, pushing the country’s COVID-19 death toll to 426.

According to the ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and are receiving the necessary care.

The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery, calling on all members of the society to cooperate with health authorities, adhere to the instructions and physical distance to ensure the health and safety of all.

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