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The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 1,798 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 489,495.
As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced that it conducted 256,181 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
The Ministry stressed in a statement on Wednesday 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.
According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care.
MoHAP also announced four deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,541.
The Ministry 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 1,492 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 473,398.
In a statement, the Ministry affirmed its aim to expand the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
The infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care, Ministry added. MoHAP also announced 3 deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,529.
The authorities said that they have registered 736 recoveries in the past 24 hours among the previous infected patients.
According to the statement, the prayer spots will be opened 30 minutes before prayer and will be closed instantly after it, while the women's prayer places will be closed until further notice.
A team of Tibetan mountaineering guides will set up the separation line at the peak before climbers attempt to reach the summit from the Chinese side, the official Xinhua News Agency said.
It was not clear what the separation line would be made of.
Sinopharm, Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca and Sputnik vaccines are provided at approved centres across the UAE.