UAE reports 1,961 new COVID-19 cases, four deaths

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The United Arab Emirates has recorded 1,961 new COVID-19 cases, 1,803 recoveries and four deaths due to complications over the past 24 hours, the country’s National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) reported on Thursday.

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The numbers were determined after the country’s health authorities carried out 193,693 COVID-19 tests.

According to NCEMA figures, the UAE’s death toll sits at 1,580. The total recoveries increased to 497,140 and diagnosed cases since the beginning of the pandemic mounted to 516,301.

There are currently 17,581 active coronavirus cases in the UAE.

Thursday’s numbers indicate a one-day increase from Wednesday’s 1,710 new cases and two deaths.

Meanwhile, the UAE’s vaccination campaign has been steady, with over 10.4 million doses already administered and the majority of the target group inoculated.

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