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UAE Reports 2,742 New COVID-19 Cases, 17 Deaths

UAE Reports 2,742 New COVID-19 Cases, 17 Deaths

Thursday, 4 March, 2021 - 12:15
UAE health minister Abdul Rahman al-Owais receives the coronavirus vaccine. (WAM)

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.

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