UAE announces 1,289 new COVID-19 cases and 4 deaths in last 24 hours

Ministry of Health and Prevention also noted that an additional 768 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19

  
People sit as they wait their turn for vaccine trials at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, October 6, 2020.

People sit as they wait their turn for vaccine trials at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, October 6, 2020.

REUTERS/Khushnum Bhandari

ABU DHABI - The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, announced that it conducted 129,900 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 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 1,289 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 170,149.

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

MoHAP also announced 4 deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 576.

The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the family of the deceased and wished COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery. It called on all members of the society to cooperate with health authorities, adhere to the instructions and physical distance to ensure the health and safety of all.

MoHAP also noted that an additional 768 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 155,667.

© Copyright Emirates News Agency (WAM) 2020.


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