UAE registers 703 new coronavirus cases, 1 death in 24 hours
18 Aug 2022 02 23
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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 703 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 1,007,742.
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 261,318 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 one death due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 2,341.
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 673 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 986,102.