The UAE registers an increase of 1,292 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 139,891, the Ministry of Health and Prevention said on Friday.
The new cases were detected after health authorities conducted 137,606 COVID-19 tests in the past 24 hours, according to the ministry.
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Two people died due to complications caused by the coronavirus. This brings the virus-related death toll in the UAE to 510.
The Ministry of Health conducts 137,606 tests as part of its plans to expand the scope of the tests, and reveals 1,292 new cases of the #Coronavirus, 818 recoveries and 2 deaths cases due to complications. #CommitToWin pic.twitter.com/JqlIshjF0h— NCEMA UAE (@NCEMAUAE) November 6, 2020
Meanwhile, the total number of recoveries in the country rose to 136,936 after 818 people recovered from the virus.