Covid-19 in UAE: 331 new cases, 29 recoveries announced

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Dubai - UAE's focus on monitoring paying off; 40,000 fresh tests in 48 hour.



By Wam

Published: Fri 10 Apr 2020, 4:53 PM

Last updated: Mon 27 Jul 2020, 6:25 PM

The UAE reported 331 new coronavirus cases - through extensive testing - and two deaths late Thursday night.

The UAE conducted over 40,000 coronavirus tests over the past two days across various segments of society, including citizens and residents, using latest state-of-the-art-technology in line with the Ministry of Health and Prevention's plans to intensify Covid-19 screenings to contain the spread of the virus.
The accelerated check-up measures resulted in the detection of 331 new cases of various nationalities, all of whom are in stable condition and receiving necessary care, taking the total number of cases to 2,990 in the country.
The Ministry also revealed that two patients suffering from Covid-19, an Asian national and an Arab, had died due to complications caused by the virus.
Both of the deceased had prior chronic illnesses.
The total number of deaths has now reached 14.

The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished the patients a speedy recovery.
MoHAP also reported 29 new recoveries, taking total recoveries to 268.


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