Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed inspects a field hospital in Abu Dhabi.
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed inspecting a field hospital in Abu Dhabi. The UAE recorded no new coronavirus-related deaths over the past 24 hours. Image Credit: WAM

Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has recognised the efforts of the UAE’s frontline workers after zero coronavirus deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed tweeted on Wednesday: “Today we announce no deaths related to COVID-19 in the UAE in the last 24 hours.

“Our deepest gratitude to our frontline heroes and to society for their commitment to adhering to precautionary measures.

“We must continue our collective efforts in tackling this challenge.”

The UAE has seen progressive drops in new daily COVID-19 confirmed cases and an increase in recoveries.

The country continues to spearhead the fight against the pandemic. Government countermeasures included quarantines, travel suspensions and massive testing to contain the virus.

As of July 13, the health authority had conducted four million coronavirus tests and has ranked first globally in COVID-19 screenings per capita, according to the official WAM news agency.