Coronavirus: UAE records increase in new COVID-19 cases for sixth day in row

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The United Arab Emirates has recorded rising numbers of new COVID-19 cases for the sixth day in a row.

A total of 1,856 new cases were detected and two new deaths recorded in 24 hours, according to state news agency WAM.


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The UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) conducted 145,163 new tests.

Cases have been steadily rising this week, with “limited numbers” of the new, more-contagious variant of the virus also being detected.

MoHAP stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing across the country.

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