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Gulf Today Report
The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, announced 1, 311 new coronavirus cases on Friday.
In a statement, it mentioned that 793 people have recovered and 1 person passed away in the last 24 hours.
With the aid of state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, 113, 928 additional tests were carried out.
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The Ministry aims to continue expanding its scope of testing nationwide.
Since the outbreak of the virus, the UAE has recorded 174,062 infected cases, 157,828 recoveries and 586 deaths.
A 32-year-old Asian investor was booked and prosecuted along with another employee, for forging a COVID-19 test result in order to travel outside the UAE. The incident dates back to last December, when an employee of a travel agency received the defendant’s COVID-19 test results and discovered that it was outdated.
Using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, the ministry conducted 237,479 additional COVID-19 tests.
Also, 2,144 individuals recovered and seven people passed away, the Ministry added.
The measure aims to enhance precautionary measures as part of efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 and protect public health.
Sharjah Police and Civil Defence teams are at the site to douse the inferno.
UAE Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation Dr. Abdulrahman Al Awar said private sector would have flexibility to choose weekend for their employees.
The Ministry stressed in a statement on Tuesday that its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
Iraqi authorities announced on Tuesday that at least four people were killed and 20 people were wounded in an explosion in the city of Basra in southern Iraq.