Stock Covid test Abu Dhabi
coronavirus screening centre in Abu Dhabi Image Credit: WAM

Abu Dhabi: The UAE confirmed the detection of 1,334 new cases of COVID-19, four fatalities and 1,396 fresh recoveries.

According to the latest figures on Tuesday, the Ministry of Health and Prevention said the new coronavirus infections were detected after 260,783 PCR tests were conducted across the country as part of its plan to expand the scope of coronavirus screenings.

With today’s new cases, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country has risen to 695,619, while the death toll has now touched 1,982, and overall recoveries have climbed to 672,749.

The ministry extended its deepest condolences to the deceased’s families and wished patients a speedy recovery.

The ministry reiterated its call on community members to cooperate with health authorities, adhere to precautionary measures and abide by social distancing for everyone’s health and safety.