Coronavirus: UAE reports 1,541 Covid-19 cases, 1,502 recoveries, 4 deaths

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Dubai - More than 63.2 million PCR tests have been conducted across the country to date.

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Published: Tue 20 Jul 2021, 3:49 PM

Last updated: Tue 20 Jul 2021, 3:57 PM

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Tuesday reported 1,541 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 1,502 recoveries and 4 deaths.

The new cases were detected through 255,986 additional tests.

The total number of cases in UAE as on July 20 are 664,027, while total recoveries stand at 641,750. The death toll now stands at 1,904.

Eid Al Adha prayers were offered at mosques and musallahs across the UAE on Tuesday morning by residents and royals with Covid-19 safety measures.

Rulers and Crown Princes offered the prayers with dignitaries and officials in their respective Emirates.

Inbound passenger travel from a total of 16 countries to the UAE will remain suspended until further notice, said the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) on Monday.

Among the countries covered by the advisory are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Democratic Republic of Congo, India, Indonesia, Liberia, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Uganda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, and Zambia.

Meanwhile, a group of 20 critical care medical staff landed in the UAE on Tuesday from India, Khaleej Times has learnt.

After getting special approvals from the UAE authorities, NMC Healthcare announced that the medics, including doctors, nurses and paramedics were flown in on two special Air Arabia flights from Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram.

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