Coronavirus: UAE reports 323 Covid-19 cases, 303 recoveries, no deaths

Over 158.9 million PCR tests have been conducted in the country so far

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Published: Sun 15 May 2022, 2:08 PM

Last updated: Sun 15 May 2022, 2:22 PM

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Sunday reported 323 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 303 recoveries and no deaths.

Over 158.9 million PCR tests have been conducted in the country so far

Total active cases stand at 14,054.

The new cases were detected through 22,745 additional tests.

The total number of cases in UAE as on May 15 are 902,484, while total recoveries stand at 886,128. The death toll now stands at 2,302.


The UAE has pledged to donate Dh220 million ($60 million) to support global efforts in addressing the Covid-19 pandemic and prepare for future pandemics, including coronavirus variants.

The country’s donation will include Dh36 million ($10 million) to facilitate easy access to Covid-19 testing kits, and Dh183 million ($50 million) worth of aid to provide specialised medical supplies to curb the spread of the pandemic.

On the international front, North Korea on Sunday reported 15 additional deaths from “fever”, days after officially confirming its first-ever Covid-19 cases and ordering nationwide lockdowns.

The outbreak, which leader Kim Jong Un has said is causing “great upheaval”, leaves a country with one of the world’s worst healthcare systems on the edge of potential disaster.

Meanwhile, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tested positive for Covid-19 with moderate symptoms, her office said in a statement on Saturday.

She will not be in parliament for the government’s emissions reduction plan on Monday and the budget on Thursday, but “travel arrangements for her trade mission to the United States are unaffected at this stage,” the statement said.

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