UAE covid 19
File image: A man wearing a protective mask stands at a racetrack overlooking Dubai Image Credit: AFP

Abu Dhabi: The UAE reported 294 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Sunday, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 1,799.

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UAE updated the coronavirus stats on Sunday Image Credit: DHA Twitter

The Ministry of Health and Prevention announced the recovery of 19 people infected with the COVID-19 virus, raising the total recoveries to 144. They have fully recovered from the virus symptoms after receiving the necessary health care since they were admitted to hospitals.

The ministry said the new coronavirus cases in people of various nationalities were detected upon examining those who came into contact with the previously infected people. They contracted the infection because they failed to adhere to preventive measures and physical distancing.

Among the new cases, there are also those related to travel. They are in stable condition and receiving necessary health care.

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