ABU DHABI - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 175,759 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.

In a statement, the Ministry stressed 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 579 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 911,514.

According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care.

The Ministry added that no COVID-19-related deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours, keeping the total number of deaths in the country unchanged at 2,305.

MoHAP also noted that an additional 476 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries t 894,569.