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UAE reports 68 new coronavirus cases, 2 deaths in 24 hours

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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 68 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 740,500.

The Ministry stressed in a statement on Monday 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 223,257 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 two deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 2,142.

MoHAP has announced that 21,711 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given in the past 24 hours.

The total number of doses provided up to Monday stands at 21,373,477 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 216.10 doses per 100 people.

The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families 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 96 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 734,984.

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