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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 1,519 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 682,377.
The Ministry of Health stressed in a statement on Sunday 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 284,403 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 two deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,951.
MoHAP has announced that 15,279 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered during the past 24 hours.
The total number of doses provided up to Sunday stands at 16,810,996 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 169.97 doses per 100 people.
The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families 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 1,466 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 659,664.
The ministry said that authorities conducted 239,366 tests in the past 24 hours to detect new cases of virus.The extensive PCR test is part of UAE’s national campaign to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country.
The total number of doses provided up to Wednesday stands at 15,728,415 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 159.03 doses per 100 people.
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.
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