UAE reports 277 new COVID-19 cases and no deaths

329 recoveries announced in last 24 hours

  
A member of medical staff wearing protective equipment works in the intensive care unit (ICU), amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Cleveland Clinic hospital in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, April 20, 2020.

A member of medical staff wearing protective equipment works in the intensive care unit (ICU), 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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ABU DHABI - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 330,693 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 277 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 735,457.

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, and the death toll remained unchanged at 2,094.

MoHAP also noted that an additional 329 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 727,845.

© Copyright Emirates News Agency (WAM) 2021.


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