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A health worker (L) takes a swab sample from a woman for a COVID-19 test Image Credit: AFP

Abu Dhabi: The UAE has confirmed 1,390 new cases of COVID-19, taking the overall tally in the country to 127,624.

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 110,807 additional COVID-19 tests among UAE citizens and residents over the past few days.

Meanwhile, the number of recoveries has gone up to 122,458 after another 1,708 people received the all-clear.

Two more fatalities were also reported in the past 24 hours, pushing the country’s COVID-19 death toll to 482.

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.