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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) recorded 2,250 coronavirus cases on Sunday.
In addition to the new cases, 3,684 individuals have recovered and 17 people passed away.
Using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, the UAE has conducted 197, 701 additional COVID-19 tests in the last 24 hours.
In a statement on Sunday, 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 UAE has recorded 370, 425 coronavirus cases since the outbreak, 359,697 have recovered and 1,125 individuals passed away.
Social gatherings and private parties have been the main cause of the surge in coronavirus cases in the UAE.
The Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, Lt Gen Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, said that private parties and meetings are responsible for the rise in COVID-19 cases.
The Police Chief urged everyone to follow the precautionary measures and social distancing guidelines to curb the spread of the virus.
All members of society have a responsibility to adhere to the practices and precautions while combatting the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, said Dr Farida Al Hosani, the official spokesperson for the UAE health sector.
"There is a pressing need to continue promoting awareness about the healthy practices related to preventing the spread of COVID-19," Al Hosani said.
"It has been noticed that the 20 to 40 age group is the most affected due to the wrong perception that their youth will protect them for being infected," she added.
A four-member team of medical specialists-researchers in Mayo Clinic (US) has raised the need for awareness regarding the use of two oral anti-malarial drugs for the treatment and cure of the Coronavirus19 (COVID19).
The mirror that COVID-19 has forced us to look into is one that has no cracks, it reflects reality in its harshest form and unless we truly look, and come out the other side changed human beings, all this agony would have been for nothing
The UAE Health Ministry conducted more than 25,573 Covid-19 tests in various regions of the country, and announced the registration of 546 new coronavirus cases. The total number of infections jumped to 15,738.
The total land area of mangrove forests in the UAE — those emerald lush along the beaches and waterways that offer surprises because of hanging, crawling and flapping animals that may also give visitors a peek-a-boo — is set to expand with the “birth” of another area bearing these salt-tolerant shrubs at the Abu Dhabi-Dubai border.
With its ample options for families during the Holy Month of Ramadan, the Global Village in Dubai has became an ultimate choice to visit.
The Dubai Criminal Court imprisoned an Asian cook for a year, to be followed by deportation and fined Dhs86,000 on charges of using a no-objection certificate and another person’s ID card for fabricating a bus key owned by a contracting company to steal it and sell it conniving with a compatriot.