The UAE has confirmed 1,317 new cases of COVID-19, taking the overall tally in the country to 172,751.
According to the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), the latest coronavirus patients, all of whom are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary care, were identified after conducting more than 132,380 additional COVID-19 tests among UAE citizens and residents over the past few days.
Meanwhile, the number of recoveries has gone up to 157,035 after 655 COVID-19 patients received the all-clear.
Five more deaths were also reported in the past 24 hours, pushing the country’s COVID-19 death toll to 585.
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.