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Coronavirus

The UAE records 88 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths in 24 hours

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The United Arab Emirates has recorded 88 new COVID-19 cases and no virus-related deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the country’s Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP).

It is the lowest recorded figure of new daily COVID-19 cases in 2021.

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A total of 2,135 people have died from complications relating to COVID-19 in the UAE, while there have been 739,654 recorded cases.

Meanwhile, 142 people recovered from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 733,782.

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Health officials in the UAE on Tuesday praised members of the public for following safety protocols and helping get new daily COVID-19 cases under 100 – but said variants of the disease are still a cause for concern.

During the UAE’s weekly COVID-19 briefing, the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) said this means safety measures – including wearing face masks – must continue to limit the threat of infections.

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