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A paramedic staff collects swab samples at a coronavirus drive-through screening center located at Sharjah Golf and Shooters Club. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News

Abu Dhabi: UAE on Saturday announced 403 new coronavirus cases and 679 recoveries. 58,000 tests were conducted across the UAE, authorities added, that led to the detection of the new cases. 

One death was also reported on Saturday. The total number of deaths in the UAE from COVID-19 complications is now 331.

Including Saturday's update, the total number of confirmed cases announced in the UAE has reached 54,453 out of which 44,648 people have recovered.