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UAE announces 541 new cases of Covid-19, seven deaths

The UAE's total number of coronavirus cases now stands at 11,380

UAE announces 541 new cases of Covid-19, seven deaths

The UAE has detected another 541 cases of coronavirus in the country, bringing its total to 11,380, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced on Tuesday.

According to the MoHAP, seven more people have died from the virus. The UAE’s death toll now stands at 89.

The Ministry said that the dead – who came from several different nationalities – suffered from pre-existing chronic illnesses.

Additionally, 91 people were confirmed to have recovered from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 2,181.

The latest Covid-19 detections came after the UAE conducted 25,000 more tests among citizens and residents over the last several days.

Globally, there have been over 3 million confirmed cases of coronavirus to date, including over 212,000 deaths.

Nearly 930,000 people have recovered.

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