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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 confirmed the detection of 644 cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of infections to 878,746, the Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Saturday.

One more COVID-19 fatality has been confirmed, taking the country’s death toll at 2,301. A total of 1,822 COVID-19 patients has also made full recovery, bringing the overall recoveries to 830,805.

The newly detected infections were identified after conducting 447,829 PCR tests across the country.

The ministry expressed its condolences to the family 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.