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The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 151,480 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
In a statement on Tuesday, the health ministry stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases part of its intensified testing campaign.
The MoHAP announced 3,243 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 236,225.
According to the MoHAP, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care.
The health ministry also announced 6 deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 717.
The ministry of health expressed its sincere condolences to the family of the deceased and wished COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery. It called 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.
MoHAP also noted that an additional 2,195 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 210,561 carry out the necessary treatment.
"Our goal is to achieve zero COVID infection for two months in our villages. And I believe you can do it," Mayor Moreno said in handing the $2,000 to each of the village chairmen. "That's why we want to honour you for your achievement."
The Ras Al Kahimah Government's Human Resources Department announced that all government employees must undergo a PCR COVID-19 test at their own expense every seven days effective February 7 and until further notice.
The aviation industry has been among the worst hit by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has dented travel demand and forced major airlines to lay off staff and seek government bailouts.
The flight, operated by Go First, took off for Sharjah at 6:30pm from Srinagar and landed at Sharjah International Airport at 9:30pm UAE time. The flight revives direct air link between the Kashmir Valley and the UAE after 11 years.
In the first case, which took place at 5:00pm, there were 3 Asians, two of whom were rescued while the third, 29, drowned. In the second case, which took place at 6:00pm, an Arab, 30, drowned and was transported by the national ambulance to the Khalifa Hospital..
According to Colonel Saleh Al Dhanhani, Director of the Traffic and Patrols Department at Fujairah Police, the accident took place around 7:30am on Sunday when a man dropped his son identified as ASA opposite the private school where he was studying.