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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The UAE Health Ministry on Friday announced that it conducted 290,542 additional COVID-19 tests and detected 1,529 new coronavirus cases.
All the tests were conducted over the past 24 hours, using modern medical testing equipment.
The new cases bring the total number of cases recorded in the country to 647,182.
The Ministry also announced that it has administered 69,453 doses of vaccine in the past 24 hours.
The total number of doses provided up to Friday stands at 15,865,306 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 160.41 doses per 100 people.
The total number of deaths in the UAE due virus complications in rose to 1,853 on Friday with ministry reporting 4 new deaths.
The ministry also noted that an additional 1,506 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 625,332.
Expressing its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased, the ministry has urged members of the society to adhere to the instructions and physical distancing.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Wednesday that it has conducted 174,016 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, which helped it detect 3,939 new coronavirus cases.
A group of field hospitals has been activated and more will start operating in the next phase in various emirates, as the number of field hospitals will reach 7 during the next phase, says official.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention on Tuesday announced that as many as 86,879 additional COVID-19 tests were conducted for different segments of the society over the past 24 hours.
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