The United Arab Emirates confirmed 786 new coronavirus cases and no deaths over the past 24 hours, the official WAM news agency reported on Thursday.
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The newly confirmed infections were confirmed after an additional 92,912 tests were processed, taking the total number of cases in the UAE to 82,568.
Despite an increase in daily new infections, an additional 661 individuals who had previously tested positive for the virus recovered, raising the total to 72,117.
With no new fatalities reported, the death toll remained at 402 as of September 17, according to the health ministry.
Further 92,912 Covid-19 tests were carried out by UAE health authorities, revealing 786 new cases and bringing the total number of cases to 82,568 . The new cases identified are undergoing treatment. #UAEGov— UAEGov (@uaegov) September 17, 2020