The United Arab Emirates registered 1,153 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections to 155,254, the Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Thursday.
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Two people died due to complications caused by COVID-19, raising the virus-related death toll in the UAE to 544.
Meanwhile, 932 people recovered from the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, which raises the total number of recoveries to 146,469.
The UAE continues its mission to ramp up testing for the virus and has conducted a total of 120,041 COVID-19 tests in the last 24 hours.
The Ministry of Health conducts 120,041 tests as part of its plans to expand the scope of the tests, and reveals 1,153 new cases of the #Coronavirus, 932 recoveries and 2 deaths cases due to complications. #CommitToWin pic.twitter.com/mXu2vpUYEj— NCEMA UAE (@NCEMAUAE) November 19, 2020