UAE reports 254 new coronavirus cases, 295 recoveries, 2 deaths

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The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday announced 254 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, taking the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 61,606. — Courtesy photo
The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday announced 254 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, taking the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 61,606. — Courtesy photo

Saudi Gazette report

ABU DHABI — The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday announced 254 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, taking the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 61,606, the Ministry of Health and Prevention said in a statement carried by WAM.

The new cases, all of whom are in a stable health condition and necessary medical care, were detected after 43,369 additional COVID-19 tests were conducted among different segments of the society over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.

In the statement, the Ministry reiterated its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.

The ministry also said that 295 more patients have fully recovered from the disease, raising the total number of recoveries in the country to 55,385.

Meanwhile, two more people have succumbed to the deadly virus, pushing the number of deaths in the country to 353.

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

It also urged community members to cooperate with the health authorities, adhere to instructions and follow social-distancing regulations to ensure the health and safety of all.


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