UAE announces 2,167 new coronavirus cases, 4 deaths in 24 hours - GulfToday

UAE announces 2,167 new coronavirus cases, 4 deaths in 24 hours


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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 2,167 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 616,160.

The Ministry stressed on Tuesday 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.

As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced that it conducted 274,675 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.


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The infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care, according to the ministry.

MoHAP also announced four deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,767.

The Ministry also announced that 118,856 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered during the past 24 hours.

The total number of doses provided up to Tuesday stands at 14,631,482 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 147.94 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. 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 2,102 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 595,086.



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