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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
UAE set for gradual recovery as the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced just 256 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 736,524.
The ministry stressed in a statement on Saturday 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 305,131 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.
The Ministry added that no COVID-19-related deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours, leaving the death toll in the country at 2,100.
MoHAP also noted that an additional 331 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 729,242.
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The authorities said, “We strongly encourage everyone to rely solely on our official channels for accurate information to avoid unnecessary worry.”
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