The UAE on Saturday recorded 1,231 new coronavirus cases – the highest daily total recorded so far.
The UAE Health Ministry also reported two new virus-related deaths and that there had been 1,051 new recoveries.
COVID-19 Updates in the UAE – Saturday , October 3, 2020:— UAEGov (@uaegov) October 3, 2020
Further 117,812 #COVID-19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, revealing 1,231 new cases, 1,051 recoveries and 2 death cases.
The previous highest daily increase was recorded in mid-September when 1,007 new cases were detected within a 24-hour period.
Authorities have urged residents and citizens to take proper health precautions, including practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.