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Coronavirus

UAE confirms 1,089 new COVID-19 cases, three deaths

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The United Arab Emirates confirmed 1,089 new COVID-19 cases, 1,605 recoveries and three deaths in the last 24 hours, the country’s National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA) reported on Wednesday.

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Health authorities conducted 327,616 coronavirus tests to determine Wednesday’s numbers which indicated yet another steady decline in the number of new infections.

The UAE’s COVID-19 death toll now sits at 2,009, according to NCEMA.

Since the pandemic’s onset in the country, the UAE has recorded a total of 705,089 coronavirus cases and 684,414 recoveries.

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As of yet, over 81 percent of the population has received at least one vaccine dose and around 72 percent have been fully inoculated against COVID-19.

On Tuesday, Abu Dhabi removed the US, Israel, Italy, Armenia, the Maldives and Austria from its COVID-19 green list.

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