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Covid-19: UAE announces 994 new cases

The UAE conducted 50,000 tests in a 24-hour period, the Ministry of Health and Prevention said

Covid-19: UAE announces 994 new cases

The UAE has detected 994 new cases of Covid-19 in the country, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced on Friday.

With the new detections, the UAE’s total number of confirmed infections now stands at 27,892.

Additionally, the MoHAP said that four more deaths from the virus were reported. The deceased were of various nationalities.

The UAE’s death toll now stands at 241.

The Ministry also noted that 50,000 tests had been carried out in a 24-hour period.

A total of 1,043 recoveries were also reported. To date, 13,798 people have recovered from the virus in the UAE.

Globally, there have been more than 5.3 million confirmed cases of Covid-19, including 340,000 fatalities.

Over 2.1 million people have recovered from the virus.

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