UAE count at 23,358; 8,512 recover; 220 deaths

By DG Staff

ABU DHABI 18 May 2020: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), announced on Sunday that it conducted over 40,000 additional Covid-19 tests, detecting 731 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases in the UAE to 23,358.

According to the ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities and are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary care.

MoHAP also announced six deaths as a result of Covid-19 complications. The total number of deaths in the country has reached 220, it added.

The ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished current Covid-19 patients a speedy and full recovery,sai d Wam.

MoHAP also noted an additional 581 individuals had fully recovered from Covid-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 8,512.

It called on the public to cooperate with health authorities and adhere to social distancing protocols and preventative measures to ensure the health and safety of all.



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