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UAE records 2,190 new COVID-19 cases, 2,132 recoveries, 7 deaths

June 11, 2021
New COVID-19 cases in the United Arab Emirates remained above the 2,000-mark again on Thursday for the second consecutive day, with 2,190 new infections recorded over the past 24 hours. — WAM file photo
New COVID-19 cases in the United Arab Emirates remained above the 2,000-mark again on Thursday for the second consecutive day, with 2,190 new infections recorded over the past 24 hours. — WAM file photo

ABU DHABI — New COVID-19 cases in the United Arab Emirates remained above the 2,000-mark again on Thursday for the second consecutive day, with 2,190 new infections recorded over the past 24 hours.

According to the country's health ministry, seven more people died from complications caused by COVID-19 over the past 24 hours.

This brings the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 591,613 and virus-related fatalities to 1,717.

The new patients, all of whom are in a stable condition, and are receiving the necessary care, were detected after the ministry conducted 240,744 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 2,132 more patients recovered from the deadly virus over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of recoveries to 570,960, according to the statement.

Meanwhile, the ministry announced that 82,263 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered over the past 24 hours.

The total number of doses provided up to Thursday stands at 13,590,206 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 137.41 doses per 100 people.

The vaccination drive is in line with the ministry's plan to provide the vaccine to all members of society and acquire immunity, which will help reduce the number of cases and control the spread of the virus. — SG


June 11, 2021
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