COVID-19: UAE reports 2,109 new coronavirus cases, 5 deaths and 2,075 recoveries

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Abu Dhabi: The UAE on Saturday reported 2,109 new COVID-19 cases, five deaths and 2,075 recoveries over the past 24 hours.

According to the Ministry of Health and Prevention, the latest cases were detected after conducting 267,968 PCR tests across the country.

This brings the total infections in the country to 610,179 and death toll to1,752, while the recovery tally has now climbed up to 589,235.

The ministry expresses its regret and sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wishes of swift recovery to the patients.

It appealed to community members to cooperate with health authorities, adhere to precautionary measures and abide by social distancing for everyone’s health and safety.