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UAE COVID-19 cases rise for record 15th day with 3,601 new infections

January 26, 2021
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ABU DHABI — The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday recorded 3,601 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 285,147, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health carried by WAM.

The ministry announced seven more deaths from complications caused by COVID-19, taking the country's death toll to 805.

The new patients, all of whom are in a stable condition, and are receiving the necessary care, were detected after the ministry conducted 175,249 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, according to the ministry.

In the statement, 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.

The ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the family of the deceased and wished COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery, calling on all members of the society to cooperate with health authorities, adhere to the instructions, and physical distance to ensure the health and safety of all.

It also announced a total of 3,890 more patients have recovered from the deadly virus, raising the total number of recoveries to 259,194. — SG


January 26, 2021
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