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Szilvia Marosi undergoes a PCR test for Covid19 in Dubai Image Credit: Stefan Lindeque/Gulf News

Abu Dhabi: The UAE has reported the detection of 3,020 cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 822,886, the Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Saturday.

Four more COVID-19 fatalities have been confirmed, taking the country’s death toll at 2,211. A total of 1,333 COVID-19 patients has also made full recovery, bringing the overall recoveries to 767,315.

The newly detected infections were identified after conducting 471,588 PCR tests across the country.

The ministry expressed its condolences to the families of the deceased and wished patients speedy recovery, urging the public to cooperate with health authorities and comply with precautionary measures, particularly social distancing protocols, to ensure the safety and protection of the public.