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A paramedic staff collects swab samples at a coronavirus drive-through screening center by Dubai Health Authority in Dubai. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/ Gulf News/archive

Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced the detection of 1,435 new coronavirus cases after conducting 311,742 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.

This brings the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 923,001.

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.

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

The Ministry added that one more COVID-19-related deaths has been recorded in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 2,306.

MoHAP also noted that an additional 1,243 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 903,690.