UAE announces 70 new COVID-19 cases, 90 recoveries, and no deaths

The total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 741,790

  
People wearing protective face masks use their mobiles as they wait for vaccine trials at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, October 6, 2020.

People wearing protective face masks use their mobiles as they wait for vaccine trials at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, October 6, 2020.

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ABU DHABI - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 263,429 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 70 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 741,790.

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, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 2,145.

MoHAP also noted that an additional 90 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 736,601.

© Copyright Emirates News Agency (WAM) 2021.


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