796 new covid cases, 603 recoveries, four deaths

By DG Staff

ABU DHABI 17 May 2020: The UAE Government announced that an additional 603 patients had recovered from Covid-19 after receiving the necessary medical care, raising the total number of recoveries to 7,931.

Dr. Amna Al Dahak Al Shamsi, official spokesperson of the UAE Government, underscored plans to further enlarge the scope of Covid-19 testing, noting that health authorities conducted an additional 35,735 tests, which led to 796 new infections identified among various nationalities, with the total number of cases amounting to 22,627, including those receiving treatment, recovered cases, and deaths.

She announced four deaths from different nationalities, bringing the number of Covid-19-related deaths registered in the country to 214, said Wam.

Al Shamsi offered her sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and prayed to Allah the Almighty to grant patience and solace to their families.

The number of Covid-19 cases still receiving treatment now stands at 14,482 from different nationalities.



747 new cases, 398 recoveries and two deaths