UAE Reports 2,683 New COVID-19 Cases, 1 Death In 24 Hours

The UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Thursday said they have recorded 2,683 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours and urged testing nationwide to facilitate necessary treatment

The MoHAP said there is a need to expand the scope of testing because some cases detect belatedly

According to MoHAP, the 2,683  positive cases were from 307,767 suspected samples tested in the past 24 hours, putting the nationwide tally to 795,997 cases.

The COVID-19 patients are reportedly in good condition, none of them are in intensive care units or in ventilators.

Meanwhile, the ministry announced the death of one COVID-19 patient during the same period of hours, pushing the total number of deaths to 2,182.

Another 1,135 patients are fully recovered from COVID-19 and discharged from hospitals within 24 hours, according to the ministry which reported 756,805 recoveries since the outbreak of the virus in the country.

The ministry also called on the people to remain cooperative with the health authorities, and obey the health instructions such as observing social distancing for the safety of every individual in the society.


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