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Coronavirus

UAE records 1,334 new COVID-19 cases, four deaths in 24 hours

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The United Arab Emirates has recorded 1,334 new cases of COVID-19, 1,396 new recoveries and four virus-related deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the country’s National Crisis and Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA) on Tuesday.

A total of 695,619 cases of COVID-19 have now been recorded in the UAE.

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According to NCEMA, 1,982 people have died from the virus in the UAE since the beginning of the pandemic.

The new cases were detected after 260,783 tests were carried out.

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More than 80 percent of the UAE’s population of around 10 million has received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, while 72 percent has been fully vaccinated, NCEMA said.

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