|03 April, 2020

Coronavirus: One expat dead, 240 new cases reported in UAE on Friday

Twelve patients have made full recovery from coronavirus in UAE, ministry announced

Part of volunteers’ efforts at Naif area in Dubai as part of the ‘Your City Needs You’ campaign and the ‘Day for Dubai’ initiative. Image courtesy Dubai Media Office Twitter handle.

Part of volunteers’ efforts at Naif area in Dubai as part of the ‘Your City Needs You’ campaign and the ‘Day for Dubai’ initiative. Image courtesy Dubai Media Office Twitter handle.

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Friday announced 240 new cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus.

According to a statement issued by MoHAP, there were also 12 new recoveries.

The total number of cases reported in UAE are 1,264, while 108 have fully recovered.

The new cases identified are in a stable condition and receiving treatment.

The ministry also reported a death from the coronavirus today, a 51-year-old Asian expat, who tested positive for Covid-19, and died due to complications related to chronic diseases. This takes the total toll in UAE to nine as of today.

© WAM (Emirates News Agency) 2020

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