In line with the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention’s plans to increase the number of COVID-19 tests throughout the country for the early detection of infections, particularly among those who had contact with already infected cases, the Ministry has conducted 25,000 additional tests. Testing resulted in the detection of 541 new cases among various nationalities, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 11,380, according to Emirates News Agency (WAM).
The new cases in question are all undergoing the necessary medical treatment.
The Ministry also announced the death of seven patients due to complications arising from COVID-19. The deceased suffered from other chronic health issues. The total number of deaths from COVID-19 in the country now stands at 89.
The Ministry also revealed that 91 people infected with the virus have fully recovered after receiving the necessary medical care, bringing the total number of recoveries to 2,181.