UAE records 330 new coronavirus cases, 101 recoveries

The ministry said in a statement that the intense testing drive uncovered 330 new coronavirus cases among various nationalities, all of whom are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary medical treatment. This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases recorded in the UAE to 63,819. — Courtesy WAM
The ministry said in a statement that the intense testing drive uncovered 330 new coronavirus cases among various nationalities, all of whom are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary medical treatment. This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases recorded in the UAE to 63,819. — Courtesy WAM

ABU DHABI —The Ministry of Health and Prevention in the United Arab Emirates on Friday said it carried out 82,344 additional COVID-19 tests in the country over the last 24 hours, using the latest testing methods.

The ministry said in a statement that the intense testing drive uncovered 330 new coronavirus cases among various nationalities, all of whom are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary medical treatment. This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases recorded in the UAE to 63,819.

The ministry also announced the death of a patient as a result of COVID-19 complications. The total number of deaths in the country has reached 359, it added.

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

It also announced the recovery of an additional 101 individuals from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 57,473. — WAM