COVID-19: UAE reports 1,401 new coronavirus cases, 3 deaths

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Abu Dhabi: The UAE has reported 1,401 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections to 551,430 the Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Thursday.

Three more COVID-19 patients have succumbed to the deadly virus, taking the country’s death toll up to 1,642.

A total of 1,374 COVID-19 patients have also made full recovery, pushing the total number of patients recovered to 531,459.

The latest coronavirus patients, all of whom are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary care, were identified after conducting 244,880 additional COVID-19 tests among UAE citizens and residents.

The ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished a speedy recovery to all patients, calling on the public to cooperate with health authorities and comply with all precautionary measures, particularly social distancing protocols, to ensure the safety and protection of the public.