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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Thursday announced 2,742 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 402,205.
The Ministry has conducted 235,797 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours.
17 patients died due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,286, revealed ministry in its statement.
1,691 more individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19 and that brings the total number of recoveries in the UAE to 387,278.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention has also announced that 35,674 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the past 24 hours.
The total number of doses provided up to on Thursday stands at 6,204,004 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 62.73 doses per 100 people.
The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the family of the deceased and wished COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery.
The Ministry has 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.
Vaccination coupled with precautionary measures including wearing a face mask, regularly sanitising hands, and practicing physical distancing, is the fastest and safest way to triumph over COVID-19.
The UAE has responded to the pandemic, which affected the whole world and has demonstrated its readiness through proactive steps aimed at containing, minimizing the repercussions and preserving the gains.
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