UAE registers 318 new coronavirus cases, no death in 24 hours
16 Mar 2022 02 53
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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 318 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 886,301.
The Ministry stressed in a statement on Wednesday 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 373,822 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, and the death toll remained unchanged at 2,302.
MoHAP also noted that an additional 1,073 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 854,326.
MoHAP has announced that 18,881 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given in the past 24 hours.
The total number of doses provided up to Wednesday stands at 24,368,088 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 246.38 doses per 100 people.