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Image used for illustrative purposes: A paramedics taking swab sample at the SEHA drive-through National Screening Center at Golf and Shooting club in Sharjah. Image Credit: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News

Dubai: UAE confirmed the detection of 735 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths and 538 recoveries on Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP).

This takes the death toll to 387 while total recoveries are at 62,029. Authorities said that 79,623 tests conducted over the past few days led to the detection of these new cases. 

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The total number of confirmed cases in the UAE is 71,540.