The United Arab Emirates on Sunday reported an increase in its daily coronavirus cases with 3,579 infections recorded, according to Emirates News Agency (WAM).
The total number of cases in the country rose to 277,955.
The UAE reported nine new deaths on Sunday, raising the death toll to 792.
The number of recoveries rose by 4,166 to 251,484.
Dubai has issued tighter restrictions on weddings, restaurants, gyms, and social gatherings, the Dubai Media office announced on Friday, amid a spike in COVID-19 cases.
"#الصحة" تجري 179,117 فحصاً ضمن خططها لتوسيع نطاق الفحوصات وتكشف عن 3,579 إصابة جديدة بفيروس #كورونا المستجد، و4,166 حالة شفاء و9 حالات وفاة خلال الساعات الـ 24 الماضية.#وام pic.twitter.com/3pVTE5ObTd— وكالة أنباء الإمارات (@wamnews) January 24, 2021
WAM reported that the UAE had conducted 179,117 COVID-19 tests in the past 24 hours.
Dubai has postponed its Pfizer-BioNtech vaccination campaign for people scheduled to receive their first dose of the vaccine, amid a global supply shortage of the dose, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced on Saturday.
Abu Dhabi's Department of Health on Sunday approved three new COVID-19 tests, including one that provides results in 20 minutes, Abu Dhabi Media Office said.