Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi: The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention has announced 603 new cases of COVID-19, taking the overall tally in the country to 40,507, the Ministry of Health and Prevention reported in a brief held on Wednesday.
The latest cases were identified after conducting more than 47,000 additional COVID-19 tests among UAE citizens and residents over the past few days, the ministry said.
According to the ministry, one patient have died from the virus, bringing the total death toll to 284.
Meanwhile, 1277 people have recovered from the virus after receiving the necessary treatment, bringing the total number of recoveries to 24,017 in the UAE.
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.