UAE announces 994 new coronavirus cases, 4 deaths

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A total of 1,043 more patients have completely recovered after receiving the necessary treatment, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 13,798, according to the ministry’s figures. — Courtesy photo

Saudi Gazette report

ABU DHABI —
The United Arab Emirates on Friday registered 994 new coronavirus cases, taking the total number of COVID-19 infections to 27,892, the country’s Ministry of Health and Prevention said in a statement carried by state news agency WAM.



The ministry said that four more have died from the novel virus, raising the country’s death toll to 241.

According to the ministry, the deceased, who are from different countries, died due to complications that resulted from being infected with coronavirus.

A total of 1,043 more patients have completely recovered after receiving the necessary treatment, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 13,798, according to the ministry’s figures.

The newly detected cases are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary care. They were identified after 50,000 additional COVID-19 tests were done among citizens and expatriates over the past few days, the ministry added.

The ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished a speedy recovery to all patients.

It urged the public to cooperate with health authorities and comply with all precautionary measures, particularly social distancing protocols, to ensure the safety and protection of the public.

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