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Abu Dhabi: The UAE on Monday confirmed the detection of 198 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of infections in the country to 895,663.

According to the latest update by the Ministry of Health and Prevention, no COVID-19 -related deaths have been reported in the past 24 hours, keeping the country’s death toll at 2,302. Total 370 coronavirus patients have also made full recovery, shooting the overall recoveries up to 877,648.

The newly detected infections were identified after 243,662 PCR tests were conducted across the country over the past 24 hours as part of the ministry’s plan to broaden the scope of screenings.

The ministry wished the patients speedy recovery and urged the public to cooperate with health authorities and abide by precautionary measures, particularly social distancing protocols to ensure public safety.