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Paramedics collect swab samples at a coronavirus drive-through screening center by Dubai Health Authority at Al Nasr Club in Dubai. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News

Dubai: The UAE has confirmed 1100 new cases of COVID-19, taking the overall tally in the country to 94,190.

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 105,615 additional COVID-19 tests among UAE citizens and residents over the past few days. Meanwhile, the number of recoveries has gone up to 83,724 after another 1,186 people received the all-clear. Three more deaths were also reported in the past 24 hours, pushing the country’s COVID-19 death toll to 419.

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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.