UAE announces 1,988 new COVID-19 cases and 6 deaths in last 24 hours - GulfToday

UAE announces 1,988 new COVID-19 cases and 6 deaths in last 24 hours

UAE ready to join China in its anti-coronavirus fight

Photo has been used for illustrative purpose.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced that it conducted 249,333 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.

In a statement on Wednesday, 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.

As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced 1,988 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 618,148.

According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care.

MoHAP also announced six deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,773.

The Ministry also announced that 104,184 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered during the past 24 hours.

The total number of doses provided up to Wednesday stands at 14,735,666 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 148.99 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 1,922 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 597,008.


Related articles