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File picture: A COVID-19 testing centre in UAE. Image Credit: WAM

Abu Dhabi: The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, announced on Saturday that it conducted 132,374 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 1,141 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 141,032.

According to the ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and are receiving the necessary care.

MoHAP also announced 4 deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 514.

The ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the family of the deceased and wished COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery, calling on all members of the society

to cooperate with health authorities, adhere to the instructions and physical distance to ensure the health and safety of all.

MoHAP also noted an additional 672 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 137,608.