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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 632 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 729,518.
The ministry stressed in a statement 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 314,018 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 2 deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 2,064.
The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery.
MoHAP also noted that an additional 705 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 720,653.
The Ministry also announced that 55,408 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the past 24 hours.
The total number of doses provided up to Monday stands at 18,997,951 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 192.08 doses per 100 people.
Circular No. 04 of 2021 stipulates that federal government employees who have received the two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, and have come into contact with someone who tested positive, will require to quarantine and work remotely for a period of time (as specified by UAE health authorities).
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