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UAE Announces 1,229 New COVID-19 Cases, 1,217 Recoveries

UAE Announces 1,229 New COVID-19 Cases, 1,217 Recoveries

Monday, 17 May, 2021 - 11:15
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 Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) reported 1,229 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 547,411 on Monday.


This came after it conducted 141,947 new COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours.


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


MoHAP also announced 2 deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,633.


It also said that 1,217 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 527,519.


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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