UAE announces 72 new coronavirus cases and no deaths in the last 24 hours - GulfToday

UAE announces 72 new coronavirus cases and no deaths in 24 hours


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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) registered 72 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number or recorded cases in the UAE to 740,801.

In a statement, the MoHAP announced that it conducted 264,815 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.

According to the Health Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care.

The Ministry added that no COVID-19-related deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 2,142.

MoHAP also noted that an additional 92 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 735,362.

42,818 doses of vaccine administered

The Ministry of Health also announced that 42,818 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given in the past 24 hours.  The total number of doses provided up to Friday stands at 21,502,582 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 217.41 doses per 100 people.

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