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UAE Reports 3,158 New COVID-19 Cases

UAE Reports 3,158 New COVID-19 Cases

Saturday, 20 February, 2021 - 12:00
A medical worker injects a dose of a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to a woman, in Dubai, UAE December 23, 2020. (Government of Dubai Media Office via Reuters)

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 165,357 new COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours.


As part of its intensified testing campaign, the Ministry reported 3,158 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 368,175.


According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care.


It also announced 15 deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,108.


The Ministry urged all citizens to cooperate with health authorities, adhere to the instructions and physical distance to ensure the health and safety of all.


Also, MoHAP said 4,298 new individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 356,013.


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