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UAE reports 6 deaths, 1,518 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours

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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 1,518 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 650,220.

The Health Ministry stressed in a statement on Sunday its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.


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As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced that it conducted 280,747 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.

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

MoHAP also announced six deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,866.

The Ministry also announced that 18,407 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered during the past 24 hours.

The total number of doses provided up to Sunday stands at 15,934,124 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 161.11 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 1,490 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 628,290.



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