Coronavirus: UAE confirms 85 new cases bringing the total to 333

People wear protective masks, following an outbreak of coronavirus, as they walk at Global Village in Dubai. (Reuters)

The United Arab Emirates confirmed 85 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 333, according to a health ministry spokeswoman on Wednesday.

A total of 52 people fully recovered in the UAE, the spokeswoman said.

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The country has taken several measures to help slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

All of those in the UAE including nationals, residents and visitors, must comply with the precautionary measures implemented, the spokeswoman said.

The UAE confirmed its first two coronavirus deaths on Saturday.

Last Update: Wednesday, 25 March 2020 KSA 16:56 - GMT 13:56