Sunday June 19, 2022

UAE announces 1,489 new coronavirus cases, 1 death in 24 hours

UAE announces 1,489 new coronavirus cases, 1 death in 24 hours

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Rlixa, Staff Reporter

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 1,489 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 927,387.

The Ministry stressed in a statement on Sunday that its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.

As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced that it conducted 324,266 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.

The infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care, according to the ministry.

MoHAP also announced 1 death due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 2,309.

The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the family of the deceased and wished COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery. It called on all members of the society to cooperate with health authorities, adhere to the instructions and physical distance to ensure the health and safety of all.

MoHAP also noted that an additional 1,568 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 908,145.

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