The UAE reported 1,075 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 104,004, the Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Friday.
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Four people died due to complications caused by COVID-19, which raises the virus-related death toll in the country to 442, according to the ministry.
Meanwhile, the total number of recoveries in the UAE rose to 94,903 after 1,424 people recovered from the coronavirus.
The Ministry of Health conducts 120,665 tests as part of its plans to expand the scope of the tests, and reveals 1,075 new cases of the #Coronavirus, 1,424 recoveries and 4 death cases due to complications.#CommitToWin pic.twitter.com/4eqATSsLZq— NCEMA UAE (@NCEMAUAE) October 9, 2020
The UAE has been witnessing a surge in new infections, largely due to people not following protocol measures.
However, the country has a high per capita rate of COVID-19 tests, having carried out more than 10 million tests in a population of about 9.9 million.