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The ministry said that 244, 422 new COVID-19 tests were conducted by UAE health authorities Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News

Dubai: The UAE confirmed 2,084 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, taking the overall tally in the country to 461,444.

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 244, 422 COVID-19 tests among UAE citizens and residents over the past few days.

Meanwhile, the number of recoveries has gone up to 445,355 after another 2,202 people received the all-clear.

Five more deaths were also reported in the past 24 hours, pushing the country’s COVID-19 death toll to 1,497.

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.