Health Ministry conducts more than 49,000 additional COVID-19 tests, announces 532 new cases, 1,288 recoveries, one death

ABU DHABI, The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, announced on Thursday that it conducted over 49,000 additional COVID-19 tests, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.

In a statement, the Ministry affirmed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.

As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP detected 532 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases in the UAE to 53,577.

According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and are receiving the necessary care.

MoHAP also announced the death of one patient as a result of COVID-19 complications. The total number of deaths in the country has reached 328, it added.

The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the family of the deceased and wished current COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery.

MoHAP also noted an additional 1,288 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 43,570.

 

Source: Emirates News Agency

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