The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) said it conducted 235,797 new COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours.
As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced 2,742 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 402,205.
In a statement on Thursday, 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, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care.
MoHAP also announced 17 deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,286.
The Ministry 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.