A member of a medical team at work at Dubai International Airport. Image Credit: AFP

Abu Dhabi: The UAE has announced 424 new cases of COVID-19, taking the overall tally in the country to 66,617.

According to the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), the latest coronavirus patients, all of whom are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary care, were identified after conducting more than 70,000 additional COVID-19 tests among UAE citizens and residents over the past few days.

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Two more deaths from the deadly virus have also been confirmed, taking the country’s death toll to 372.

The ministry also announced the full recovery of 112 new cases after receiving the necessary treatment, taking that number up to 58,408 of total recovered patients.

The ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished a speedy recovery to all patients, calling on the public to cooperate with health authorities and comply with all precautionary measures, particularly social distancing protocols, to ensure the safety and protection of the public.