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Coronavirus: UAE reports 2,080 Covid-19 cases, 1,793 recoveries, 2 deaths

Web report/Dubai
Filed on April 24, 2021

Over 42.6 million tests have been conducted across the country to date.

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Saturday reported 2,080 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 1,793 recoveries and 2 deaths.


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