Laser covid test centre in RAK; 674 new cases

DG Staff

RAS AL KHAIMAH 21 September 2020: Sheikh Ahmed bin Saud Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Public Services Department in Ras Al Khaimah, has inaugurated a first-of-its-kind Covid-19 testing centre in Ras Al Khaimah that utilises laser technology to provide test results in three minutes.

The centre is located in Al Bayt Mitwahid hall and is staffed by more than 80 employees and volunteers, who are working throughout the week from 10am to 10pm. The facility, operated by Tamouh Healthcare Company, has an operational capacity of testing up to 4,000 people per day, said official news agency Wam.

674 new cases, 761 recoveries, no deaths

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHaP), announced Sunday that it conducted 97,251 additional Covid-19 tests over the past 24 hours, finding 674 new coronavirus cases, and bringing the total number of cases in the UAE to 84,916.

MoHaP also noted an additional 761 individuals had fully recovered from Covid-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 74,273.

The ministry added that no Covid-19-related deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours.

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