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UAE Reports 1,724 New COVID-19 Cases

UAE Reports 1,724 New COVID-19 Cases

Friday, 7 May, 2021 - 11:00
A medical professional carries out a swab test for the COVID-19 virus at a drive-thru testing center in Abu Dhabi, UAE. (File/Reuters)

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) reported 1,724 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 530,944.


This came after it conducted 196,777 COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.


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, state news agency WAM reported.


The Ministry also announced three deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,604.


In this regard, it 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.


MoHAP also noted that an additional 1,682 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 511,340.


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