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Gulf Countries Report More COVID-19 Infections

Gulf Countries Report More COVID-19 Infections

Tuesday, 26 May, 2020 - 11:00
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Asharq Al-Awsat

The Ministry of Health and Prevention in the UAE announced five new deaths caused by COVID-19 on Tuesday, raising the death-toll to 253.


The ministry also revealed recording 779 new cases, raising the number of infections in the country to 31,086.


It also said 325 have recovered from the virus, bringing the total number of those recovered to date to 15,982.


The ministry also confirmed that up to 28,000 new tests have been conducted.


Meanwhile in Kuwait, the Health Ministry said 608 cases were recorded in the past 24 hours. The new infections raised the total number of cases to 22,575.


Seven new deaths were also registered while 685 have recovered so far.


Qatar reported two more coronavirus deaths, raising the toll to 28.


The health ministry registered 1,742 new infections, taking its total to 47,207.


It added that 1,481 people have recovered from the disease. The tally now stands at 11,844.


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