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UAE reports 1,744 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths and 1,718 recoveries

UAE announces latest updates on coronavirus infections in the country

Paramedics taking swab sample at the SEHA drive through National Screening Center at Golf and Shooting club in Sharjah Photo: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News
Image Credit: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News

Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced the detection of 1,744 new coronavirus cases after conducting 206,412 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.

This brings the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 940,503.

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.

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 two new COVID-19-related deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 2,313


MoHAP also noted that an additional 1,718 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 920,873.