The United Arab Emirates has confirmed 1,226 new coronavirus cases after conducting 124,494 tests over the past 24 hours, the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) announced on Friday.
The authority also announced 668 additional recoveries and five fatalities due to complications.
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The Ministry of Health conducts 124,494 tests as part of its plans to expand the scope of the tests, and reveals 1,226 new cases of the #Coronavirus, 668 recoveries and 5 deaths cases due to complications. #CommitToWin pic.twitter.com/p6WANj81yP— NCEMA UAE (@NCEMAUAE) November 13, 2020
The newly detected cases show a slight increase than the day before when 1,136 COVID-19 cases in a 24-hour period.
The total number of COVID-19 cases in the UAE has reached 147,961 as of November 13 while the death toll reached 528, according to the official WAM news agency.