The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 272,856 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.

In a statement on Tuesday, the Ministry stressed its aim to continue expanding the nationwide testing scope to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment. As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced 229 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 895,892.

According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, stable, and receive the necessary care.

The Ministry added that no COVID-19-related deaths had been recorded in the past 24 hours, leaving the death toll unchanged at 2,302.

MoHAP also noted that an additional 408 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 878,056.