The ministry announced that 115 patients were cured from Covid-19, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 57,909.
"Maybe that's a good thing to have a virus that is more infectious but less deadly," Tambyah told reporters.
Al-Hammadi also announced the registration of 198 new recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 56,766, while no deaths were recorded and pointing out that 5,581 patients are currently receiving treatment.
The ministry announced that one person who tested positive for COVID-19 died due to complications. This brings the total death toll to 357.
The Abu Dhabi Government Media Office said, “Entry will be allowed within 48 hours of receiving a negative PCR test result, or with a negative DPI laser test result accompanied by a negative PCR test result received within 6 days.
The total number of recovered cases of coronavirus has reached 59,070 with 316 cases recovered on Wednesday after receiving treatment.
Shah said that he got himself tested because there were "initial signs" of coronavirus. He said that he is fine but is getting admitted to a hospital on advice of doctors.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention announced 461 new cases of COVID-19 detected in the UAE on Thursday.
“The increase in the number of injuries resulted from non-compliance, and the sterilisation programme may return in some areas if the cases continue to rise…”
Almost 30% of the population in India's capital of New Delhi likely have been infected by the novel coronavirus, according to a serological survey of 15,000 people conducted by the local government, a figure that indicates infection numbers are much higher than those recorded.