The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 983 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 712,411.
The Ministry stressed in a statement that 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 that it conducted 334,838 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
The infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care, according to the ministry.
MoHAP also announced 2 deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 2,028.
MoHAP also noted that an additional 1,583 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 695,843.
The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery.
It called 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.
The Ministry also announced that 66,210 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the past 24 hours.
The total number of doses provided up to today stands at 17,859,066 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 180.57 doses per 100 people.