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File photo: A Dubai Health Authority staff guides people at a coronavirus drive-through screening center at Al Nasr Club in Dubai. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News

Dubai: UAE reported 277 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday. 

The Ministry of Health conducted 68,964 examinations, which led to the detection of the cases.

The Ministry also said 179 recoveries were made and no deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours.