UAE sees 2,813 new coronavirus cases, 3 deaths in 24 hours


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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 2,813 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 825,699.

The Ministry stressed in a statement on Sunday that its aim to continue expanding the nationwide testing scope to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.

As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced that it conducted 517,107 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.

The infected individuals are from various nationalities, are stable, and receive the necessary care, according to the ministry.

MoHAP also announced three deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 2,214.

The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery. It called on all society members to cooperate with health authorities and adhere to the instructions and physical distance to ensure the health and safety of all.

MoHAP also noted that an additional 1,028 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 768,343.

MoHAP has announced that 32,775 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given in the past 24 hours.

The total number of doses provided up to Sunday stands at 23,313,672 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 235.72 doses per 100 people.


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