UAE reports 3,067 new coronavirus cases, 3 deaths in 24 hours
16 Jan 2022 02 11
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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 3,067 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 805,248.
Tthe Ministry stressed in a statement on Sunday 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 385,950 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 three deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 2,191.
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 1,055 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 760,268.
MoHAP has announced that 24,480 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given in the past 24 hours.
The total number of doses provided up to Sunday stands at 23,090,649 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 233.47 doses per 100 people.