The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Sunday reported 2,948 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 4,189 recoveries. Twelve deaths were also reported.
The new cases were detected through additional 184,260 tests.
The total number of cases in UAE as on January 31 stand at 303,609 while total recoveries are 276,958. The death toll rises to 850.
More than 25.7 tests have been carried out across the country to date.
Starting Monday, February 1, people looking to drive to Abu Dhabi will need to show Covid-19 negative test results via the contact tracing Al Hosn app and not the SMS notification.
The revised guideline is one among other restrictions that Abu Dhabi has tightened for those looking to enter the Capital.
Meanwhile, an Abu Dhabi association has been honoured for its Covid-19 humanitarian efforts.
The India Social and Cultural Centre (ISC) Abu Dhabi was awarded the Mahatma Award 2020 at an in-person event held in New Delhi to mark the 73rd death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. It is the first community association outside India to bag the award.
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