Coronavirus: UAE reports 236 new Covid-19 cases, 390 recoveries, one death

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Dubai - The recoveries have now crossed 50,000, with a recovery rate of 87.22% compared with the global average of 60.4%.

By Web Report

Published: Wed 22 Jul 2020, 12:00 AM

Last updated: Thu 23 Jul 2020, 8:19 AM

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Wednesday reported 236 new cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 390 recoveries.
This brings the total number of cases to 57,734 and the total recoveries to 50,354.
One death was also announced in the country as a result of the illness, bringing the total number of deaths to 342.
UAE recoveries have now crossed 50,000, with a recovery rate of 87.22 per cent compared with the global average of 60.4 per cent.

Overall, nearly 4.6 million Covid-19 tests have been carried out in the UAE, and the UAE aims to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.

Meanwhile, authorities in Abu Dhabi announced yesterday that all students, teachers and administrative staff at private schools must be screened for Covid-19 before returning to campuses for the new academic year in September. The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (Adek) confirmed the requirement to Khaleej Times.

In Dubai, licensed community groups and non-government organisations may now resume their operations and activities, with strict safety measures in place, the emirate's Community Development Authority (CDA) announced on Tuesday. Laying out guidelines on how the organisations can proceed with activities, the CDA said operations at their facilities must be limited to 50 per cent of capacity, social distancing must be observed, and regular sanitisation should be carried out.

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