UAE sees 1,537 new coronavirus cases and 5 deaths in 24 hours - GulfToday

UAE sees 1,537 new coronavirus cases and 5 deaths in 24 hours

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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 1,537 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 683,914.

The Health Ministry stressed in a statement on Monday 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 266,834 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 Health Ministry.

MoHAP also announced five deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,956.

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 1,492 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 661,156.

MoHAP has announced that 21,025 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered during the past 24 hours.

The total number of doses provided up to today stands at 16,832,021 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 170.19 doses per 100 people.

The vaccination drive is in line with the Ministry's plan to provide the vaccine to all members of society and acquire immunity, which will help reduce the number of cases and control the spread of the virus.


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