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UAE registers 266 new coronavirus cases, no deaths in 24 hours


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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 266 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 743,852.

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 235,367 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, with the death toll remaining unchanged at 2,151.

MoHAP also noted that an additional 118 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 738,505.

Recently, the UAE government has urged residents and citizens to take the booster dose COVID-19 vaccine to limit the spread of coronavirus infection in the country.

The health experts said that based on studies and research issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO), it indicates that people who received a booster dose were less infected than those who did not receive the booster dose even if they were exposed to mild symptoms.

Human health and safety is one of the most important priorities of the state, and therefore obtaining the booster and booster dose is considered an essential support for obtaining the antibodies necessary to prevent the mutations and genetic mutations of the coronavirus.

The authorities said, “We call upon our honorable audience that teams will be formed by the party's organiser to ensure that all precautionary and preventive measures are applied and adhered to.”

Through a policy of strategic integration between the vital sectors concerned with responding to the pandemic, the UAE was able to control the number of injuries and provide the latest methods of prevention and treatment to ensure community health.

The authorities said, “We thank community members for the initiative to take vaccinations and their effective role in building sustainable community immunity, and we also commend the role of our heroes in the first line of defense, as one of the most important front lines for this pandemic.”


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