UAE registers 88 new coronavirus cases, 2 deaths in 24 hours
22 Oct 2021
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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, announced 88 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 739,106.
The Ministry stressed in a statement on Friday 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 279,134 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 2,128.
MoHAP has announced that 50,484 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given in the past 24 hours. The total number of doses provided up to Friday stands at 20,874,638 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 211.06 doses per 100 people.
The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the family 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 135 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 733,008.