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Gulf Today Report
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Friday announced 1,269 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall tally in the country to 156,523.
The MoHAP said that it conducted 129,558 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment. The Health Ministry also announced three deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of fatalities in the country to 547.
The Ministry of Health expressed its sincere condolences to the family 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.
The MoHAP also noted an additional 840 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 147,309.