Asharq Al-awsat English Middle-east and International News and Opinion from Asharq Al-awsat Newspaper

UAE Reports,262 New COVID-19 Cases, 771 Recoveries,

UAE Reports,262 New COVID-19 Cases, 771 Recoveries,

Saturday, 21 November, 2020 - 12:30
A vistor wears a mask during the Arab Health Exhibition in Dubai, United Arab Emirates January 29, 2020. REUTERS/Christopher Pike

UAE's Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) reported on Saturday 1,262 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the country to 157,785.

This came after it conducted 133,003 new COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours.

In a statement, the Ministry stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.

According to the Ministry, one person was reported dead due to COVID-19 complications in the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 548.

Also, MoHAP announced that 771 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 148,080.

Editor Picks