COVID-19: UAE reports 2,167 new coronavirus cases, 4 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 on Saturday reported 2,167 new COVID-19 cases, four deaths and 2,102 recoveries over the past 24 hours.

According to the Ministry of Health and Prevention, the latest cases were detected after conducting 274,675 PCR tests across the country.

This brings the total infections in the country to 616,160 and death toll to1,767, while the recovery tally has now climbed up to 595,086.

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