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978 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death in past 24 hours


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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The UAE Health Ministry announced that it conducted 299,936 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours to detect cases of virus variants in the country.

The experts said that 978 new coronavirus cases were reported on Friday. This brings the number of recorded cases to 721,308.

The health experts said that a person died from COVID-19 related complications, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,044.  

Authorities said that 1,504 previously infected patients have fully recovered from the disease.

The Ministry said that the infected cases are receiving best treatment and necessary care.

The authorities have expressed its sincere condolences to the family of the deceased and prayed to God for the speedy and full recovery of infected patients.

Doctors have called on all members of the society to adhere to the COVID-19 protocols at all times.

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