UAE announces highest single-day COVID-19 cases in nearly 2 months

UAE announces highest single-day COVID-19 cases in nearly 2 months
UAE announces highest single-day COVID-19 cases in nearly 2 months

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Hind Al Soulia - Riyadh - ABU DHABI — The United Arab Emirates on Thursday recorded 2,167 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, marking the highest single-day number of infections in nearly two months.

The last time the UAE reported over 2,000 cases was on April 27, when 2,094 infections were recorded. Thursday's figure was the highest since 2,180 cases were registered on April 2.

According to the country's health ministry, three more deaths from complications caused by COVID-19 over the past 24 hours.

This brings the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 563,215 and virus-related fatalities to 1,664.

The new patients, all of whom are in a stable condition, and are receiving the necessary care, were detected after the ministry conducted 225,957 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, according to the ministry.

In the 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.

The ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the family 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.

A total of 2,137 more patients recovered from the deadly virus, raising the total number of recoveries to 543,023, according to the statement.

Meanwhile, the ministry announced that 116,422 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered over the past 24 hours.

The total number of doses provided up to Thursday stands at 12,531,970 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 126.71 doses per 100 people.

The vaccination drive is in line with the ministry's plan to provide the vaccine to all members of society and acquire immunity, which will help reduce the number of cases and control the spread of the virus. — SG


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