UAE announces 1,572 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths in last 24 hours

Total number of deaths in the country to 1,613

  
RTA Dubai has administered the Covid-19 vaccine to its entire fleet of eligible taxi and public transport drivers, who account for more than 20,000 drivers. The vaccination drive is now targeting front-liners and employees of various agencies and sectors of RTA. Image courtesy Dubai Media Office Twitter handle. Image used for illustrative purpose

RTA Dubai has administered the Covid-19 vaccine to its entire fleet of eligible taxi and public transport drivers, who account for more than 20,000 drivers. The vaccination drive is now targeting front-liners and employees of various agencies and sectors of RTA. Image courtesy Dubai Media Office Twitter handle. Image used for illustrative purpose

ABU DHABI- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 203,147 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.

In a statement on Sunday, 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 1,572 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 536,017.

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

MoHAP also announced three deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,613.

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 1,560 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 516,329.

© Copyright Emirates News Agency (WAM) 2021.

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