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File photo: A paramedic staff collects swab samples at a coronavirus drive-through screening center located at Sharjah Golf and Shooters Club. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News

Abu Dhabi: The UAE reported 1,196  new cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of diagnosed cases to 182,601, the Ministry of Health and Prevention has announced.

UAE has also registered 5 deaths in the past 24 hours. With this total number of deaths due to COVID-19 has risen to 607 in the UAE.

The UAE has conducted 163,352 tests in the last 24 hours.

694 patients have recovered today, pushing the total numer of recoveries to 162,435.

The number of active cases in the country at present is 19,559.