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Dubai: The UAE’s total coronavirus infections have jumped to 68,901 after the country recorded another 390 new cases in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Friday.

One more fatality from the novel virus has been confirmed, taking the country’s death toll to 379.


The ministry also announced the full recovery of 389 new cases after receiving the necessary treatment, taking that number up to 59,861 of total recovered patients.

The latest coronavirus patients, all of whom are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary care, were identified after conducting more than 79,000 additional COVID-19 tests among UAE citizens and residents over the past few days.

The ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the family 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.