ABU DHABI 22 September 2020: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), on Monday said it carried out over 72,388 additional Covid-19 tests in the country over the last 24 hours.
The ministry said in a statement that the drive uncovered 679 new cases. This brings the total number of official cases recorded in the UAE to 85,595.
MoHAP also announced one Covid-19-related death, taking the country’s death toll to 405.
It also announced the recovery of an additional 813 individuals from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 75,086.
The ministry called on the public to cooperate with the health authorities and to adhere to the social distancing protocols and preventative measures to ensure the health and safety of all.