COVID-19: UAE reports new 1,512 coronavirus cases, 3 deaths

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Paramedics collect swab samples at a coronavirus drive-through screening center by Dubai Health Authority at Al Nasr Club in Dubai. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News

Abu Dhabi: The UAE has reported 1,512 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections to 557,619, the Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Monday.

Three more COVID-19 patients have succumbed to the deadly virus, taking the country’s death toll up to 1,654.

A total of 1,481 COVID-19 patients have also made full recovery, pushing the total number of patients recovered to 537,531.

The latest coronavirus patients, all of whom are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary care, were identified after conducting more than 178,528 additional COVID-19 tests among UAE citizens and residents over the past few days.

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.