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Coronavirus: UAE reports 240 Covid-19 cases, 392 recoveries, no deaths

Over 155.9 million PCR tests have been conducted in the country so far



By Web Desk

Published: Sun 1 May 2022, 1:52 PM

Last updated: Sun 1 May 2022, 2:35 PM

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Sunday reported 240 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 392 recoveries and no deaths.

Total active cases stand at 14,286.

The new cases were detected through 231,652 additional tests.

The total number of cases in UAE as on May 1 are 898,811 while total recoveries stand at 882,223. The death toll now stands at 2,302.

Over 155.9 million PCR tests have been conducted in the country so far.

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