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Abu Dhabi: The UAE has reported the detection of 3,116 cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 802,181, the Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Saturday.

Three more COVID-19 fatalities have been confirmed, taking the country’s death toll at 2,188. A total of 1,182 COVID-19 patients has also made full recovery, bringing the overall recoveries to 759,213.

The newly detected infections were identified after conducting 410,949 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.