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A paramedic staff collects swab samples at a coronavirus drive-through screening center by Dubai Health Authority at Al Nasr Club in Dubai. Photo for illustrative purpose only. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/ Gulf News/archive

Abu Dhabi: UAE has announced the confirmation of 254 new coronavirus cases and 295 recoveries. Two deaths were also reported on Wednesday.

Authorities said 43,369 tests were conducted over the past few days which led to the detection of the new cases. The total number of confirmed cases in the country as of today is 61,606 out of which 55,385 people recovered.

The death toll now stands at 353.