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Gulf Today, Staff ReporterThe Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that 1,321 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 544,931.
As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced it conducted 161,182 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
The Health Ministry stressed in a statement 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 3 deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,629.
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 1,302 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 525,080.
In a statement, the Ministry of Education said that it is hard to predict which learning method will be implemented but the decision will be made in the interest of both students and educational staff.
In addition to the new cases, 2,628 individuals have recovered, 10 people passed away.
Additionally, 2,391 individuals have recovered and 4 people passed away.
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December, when an employee of a travel agency received the defendant’s COVID-19 test results and discovered that it was outdated.
A 30-year-old unemployed Arab man was arrested for impersonating an undercover police officer in women's attire and robbing an Asian man of Dhs6,700 in Al Rigga, Dubai.
The Ministry stressed in a statement 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 reopening of the facilities will enable the gradual return of 40 plus international carriers that are currently operating at Terminals 2 and 3 back to their home terminal at DXB.
It also indicated that the product is not allowed for sale in the UAE, pointing out that the product may enter the country with those coming from abroad, or it may be purchased via the Internet and social networking websites.