UAE reports 1,974 new coronavirus cases, three deaths

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The United Arab Emirates has reported 1,974 new COVID-19 cases, 1,836 recoveries and three deaths over the last 24 hours, the country’s National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) announced on Friday.

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The country’s health authorities determined Friday’s figures after carrying out 204,093 COVID-19 tests.

The UAE’s active coronavirus cases have increased to 17,870 and total recoveries to 500,799, according to NCEMA figures. The country’s death toll mounted to 1,587 and diagnosed COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic rose to 520,236.

Friday’s figures indicate a slight one-day increase in the number of cases from Thursday’s 1,961.

Meanwhile, the UAE’s inoculation drive has been gaining a lot of traction, with over 10.46 million doses already administered.

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