UAE announces 69 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths in last 24 hours

According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition

  
A security guard wearing protective equipment watches over patients queuing to be tested, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Cleveland Clinic hospital in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, April 20, 2020.

A security guard wearing protective equipment watches over patients queuing to be tested, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Cleveland Clinic hospital in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, April 20, 2020.

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The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 355,085 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 69 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 742,507.

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, with the death toll remained unchanged at 2,149.

MoHAP also noted that an additional 89 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 737,570.

© Copyright Emirates News Agency (WAM) 2021.


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