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Coronavirus: UAE reports 225 Covid-19 cases, 323 recoveries, 1 death

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on August 9, 2020
coronavirus, covid-19, UAE ministry of health and prevention

Nearly 5.5 million Covid-19 tests have been carried out in the country so far.

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Sunday reported 225 new cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 323 recoveries.

One new death was also reported.

More than 61,000 new Covid-19 tests have been carried out, the ministry added.

In a statement, the ministry has once again affirmed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment, and nearly 5.5 million tests have been carried out so far.

Meanwhile, the world's first Phase III trials of a vaccine for Covid-19 being held in the UAE have reached a major milestone as over 5,000 volunteers have now received their first vaccination. The 5000th vaccination was given in the presence of Dr Jamal Al Kaabi, acting Under-Secretary of the Department of Health, Abu Dhabi, at the recently built walk-in registration, screening and testing centre at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Adnec.

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