COVID-19: UAE reports 2,167 new coronavirus cases, 3 deaths

swab test, swab sample, covid-19 in uae, drive-through screening center
Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/ Gulf News/archive

Abu Dhabi: The UAE confirmed the detection of 2,167 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 606,128, 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 1,741.

A total of 2,127 COVID-19 patients have also made full recovery, pushing the total number of patients recovered to 585,242.

The latest coronavirus patients, all of whom are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary care, were identified after conducting more than 243,844 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.