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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 66 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 741,214.
The Ministry stressed in a statement on Thursday 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 291,977 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 death has been recorded in the past 24 hours, with the death toll remained unchanged at 2,144.
MoHAP also noted that an additional 83 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 735,899.
MoHAP has announced that 25,835 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the past 24 hours.
The total number of doses provided up to Thursday stands at 21,646,228 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 218.86 doses per 100 people.
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MoHAP also noted that an additional 2,770 individuals had fully recovered bringing the total number of recoveries to 272,769.
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