ABU DHABI 10 May 2020: The UAE Government announced that an additional 458 patients had recovered from Covid-19 after receiving the necessary medical care, raising the total number of recoveries to 4,295.
This was revealed during the regular media briefing held in Abu Dhabi by Dr. Amna Al Dahak Al Shamsi, official spokesperson of the UAE Government, and Dr. Alawi Ali Al Sheikh, spokesperson for the advanced sciences sector in the UAE.
”With the number of cases recorded today, this is the highest number of recoveries in the country, estimated at approximately 25 percent of the total cases,” Dr. Al Shamsi added.
Dr. Al Shamsi announced plans to further enlarge the scope of testing, noting that health authorities performed 33,153 additional tests that resulted in the identification of 624 new infections among various nationalities, with the total number of cases amounting to 17,417, including those receiving treatment, recovered cases, and deaths, said Wam.
She announced the death of 11 individuals of various nationalities, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 185. Dr. Al Shamsi offered her sincere condolences to the families of the deceased.
The number of coronavirus patients currently receiving treatment totals 12,937 individuals of different nationalities.