The United Arab Emirates detected 944 new cases of the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, which raises the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 201,836, the Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Sunday.
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Two people died due to complications caused by COVID-19, bringing the virus-related death toll in the UAE to 657.
The total number of recoveries rose to 178,672 after 1,265 people recovered from the coronavirus.
The Ministry of Health conducts 152,146 tests as part of its plans to expand the scope of the tests, and reveals 944 new cases of the #Coronavirus, 1,265 recoveries and 2 death cases due to complications. #CommitToWin— NCEMA UAE (@NCEMAUAE) December 27, 2020