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UAE announces 319 new COVID-19 cases, 344 recoveries, no death in last 24 hours

16 May 2022 19:20

ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 124,534 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, WAM reports.

In a statement on Monday, the Ministry stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment. As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced 319 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 902,803.

According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care.

The Ministry added that no COVID-19-related deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours, leaving the death toll unchanged at 2,302.

MoHAP also noted that an additional 344 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 886,472.