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Coronavirus

UAE records 1,883 new COVID-19 cases, four deaths

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The United Arab Emirates recorded 1,883 new COVID-19 cases, 1956 recoveries and four deaths in the last 24 hours, the country’s National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) announced on Wednesday.

The new cases were detected after the country conducted 243,759 tests.

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Wednesday’s figures indicate a drop in the number of daily coronavirus cases since Tuesday, bringing total active cases in the country up to 13,658, and those diagnosed since the beginning of the pandemic to 476,019.

The death toll now sits at 1,520 and the number of total recoveries from COVID-19 has risen to 460,841.

The UAE’s domestic vaccination drive has been among one of the most effective in the world. NCEMA announced on Tuesday that over 62 percent of the UAE’s target vaccine recipients have been administered with the jab, with more than 8.5 million doses administered in total.

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