Coronavirus: UAE reports 3,566 Covid-19 cases, 4,051 recoveries, 7 deaths

Dubai - More than 24.2 million tests have been carried out.

By Web Report

Published: Sat 23 Jan 2021, 2:00 PM

Last updated: Sat 23 Jan 2021, 2:07 PM

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Saturday reported 3,566 cases of Covid-19, along with 4, 051 recoveries along with 7 deaths.

The new cases were detected through additional 174,172 tests.

More than 24.2 million tests have been carried out across the country so far.

The total number of cases in the country as on January 23 are 274,376 while total recoveries are 247,318. Death toll rises to 783.

On Friday evening, Dubai announced new Covid-19 safety rules to curb the virus spread - tightening rules for gatherings, at eateries and fitness centres.

Also read: Compulsory Covid tests for unvaccinated UAE workers

On Thursday, the UAE approved its third Covid vaccine for emergency use. Russia's Sputnik vaccine got the nod from authorities, as part of comprehensive efforts to ensure residents' safety.

Dubai also moved to tighten restrictions on Thursday, suspending all live entertainment permits issued in the emirate — as well as non-essential surgeries for a month.

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