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Health Ministry conducts 80,935 COVID-19 tests, announces 612 new cases, 490 recoveries, no deaths in last 24 hours

Health Ministry conducts 80,935 COVID-19 tests, announces 612 new cases, 490 recoveries, no deaths in last 24 hours

Sep 04, 2020 14:10
The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHaP, announced on Friday that it conducted 80,935 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.

In a statement, the Ministry highlighted its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.

As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHaP announced 612 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases in the UAE to 72,766.

According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and are receiving the necessary care.

MoHaP also noted an additional 490 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 63,158.

The Ministry added that no COVID-19-related deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours.