Saturday 31 October 2020 - 5:50:23 am

Health Ministry announces 735 new COVID-19 cases, 538 recoveries, 3 deaths in last 24 hours


ABU DHABI, 2nd September, 2020 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, announced Wednesday that it conducted 79,623 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.

In a statement, the Ministry stressed 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 announced 735 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases in the UAE to 71,540.

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 three deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 387.

The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery, calling on all members of the society to cooperate with health authorities, adhere to the instructions and physical distance to ensure the health and safety of all.

MoHAP also noted an additional 538 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 62,029.

WAM/Esraa Ismail/MOHD AAMIR