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Single-day coronavirus cases in UAE rise to 1,672

May 25, 2021
Coronavirus cases in the United Arab Emirates surged past 1,600 on Tuesday, with 1,672 new infections over the past 24 hours. — COurtesy file photo
Coronavirus cases in the United Arab Emirates surged past 1,600 on Tuesday, with 1,672 new infections over the past 24 hours. — COurtesy file photo



ABU DHABI — Coronavirus cases in the United Arab Emirates surged past 1,600 on Tuesday, with 1,672 new infections over the past 24 hours, according to a statement from the health ministry.

The ministry also announced four more deaths from complications caused by COVID-19 over the past 24 hours.

This brings the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 559,291 and virus-related fatalities to 1,658.

The new patients, all of whom are in a stable condition, and are receiving the necessary care, were detected after the ministry conducted 224,002 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.

A total of 1,630 more patients recovered from the deadly virus, raising the total number of recoveries to 539,161, according to the statement.


May 25, 2021
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