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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 1,690 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 956,382.
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 264,135 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, raising the total number of deaths in the country to 2,322.
The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the family 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 1,568 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 936,594.
The health minister said there were many positive indicators recorded during the recent period, such as high recovery rates and low infection rates, in addition to not recording deaths for consecutive days.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Monday that it conducted over 47,299 additional COVID-19 tests, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
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