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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Thursday announced that no COVID-19-related deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours, making it the first day in 2021 when no virus deaths happened in the UAE.
It was Nov.14, 2020, when the UAE saw zero deaths due to coronavirus.
The UAE as so far recorded more than 720,000 cases of COVID-19 infection, including 2,043 deaths.
Earlier, the Ministry of Health announced that it conducted 250,240 additional COVID-19 tests and detected 975 new coronavirus cases.
Over the past few weeks, the authorities said that there has been a gradual decrease in COVID-19 cases in the country.
The ministry thanks all community members for the commitment to all the precautionary measures in the country.
The health experts urged everyone to get vaccinated as soon as possible to curb the spread of coronavirus.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevntion also noted that an additional 2,026 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 389,304.
The UAE Ministry of Health announced that it conducted 131,633 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
The health ministry also reported 3,658 recoveries and 5 deaths due to COVID-19 complications. The ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and prayed to Almighty Allah for the speedy recovery of the infected cases.
These rapid PCR tests are available in: COVID-19 Prime Assessment Centre in Madinat Zayed, as well as the SEHA COVID-19 Drive-Through Services Centres in Madinat Zayed, Gayathi, Delma, Liwa and Marfa.
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