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Coronavirus: UAE reports 1,278 new COVID-19 cases, one death in 24 hours

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The United Arab Emirates reported 1,278 new cases of the novel coronavirus, which raises the total number of infections in the country to 133,907, the Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Sunday.

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The UAE has been battling a recent surge of infections and has recorded over 1,000 new cases daily since early October.

One person died due to complications caused by COVID-19, bringing the virus-related death toll in the country to 496.

Meanwhile, the total number of recoveries climbed to 130,508 after 1,606 people recovered from the virus.

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