The United Arab Emirates has confirmed 865 new coronavirus cases after an additional 97,469 tests were administered over the past 24 hours, according to NCEMA.
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The total number of cases has reached 83,433 as the number of recoveries increased to 72,790 after 673 individuals who had previously tested positive for the virus recovered.
Meanwhile, the death toll increased to 403 after one person died due to COVID-19 complications, according to the health ministry.
Additional 97,469 Covid-19 tests were conducted by #UAE health authorities, revealing 865 new cases and bringing the total number of cases to 83,433 . The new cases identified are undergoing treatment. #UAEGov— UAEGov (@uaegov) September 18, 2020