28,704 covid cases; 244 deaths, 14,495 recover

By DG Staff

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ABU DHABI 24 May 2020: The UAE has conducted over 39,000 additional Covid-19 tests, which resulted in the detection of 812 new coronavirus cases; taking the total number of infections in the country to 28,704, according to a MoHAP statement today.

The ministry also announced the death of three patients of different nationalities from Covid-19, taking up the total of deaths in the country to 244.

The ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished a speedy recovery to all patients, calling on the public to cooperate with health authorities and comply with all precautionary measures, particularly social distancing, to ensure their safety and protection, said Wam.

The ministry also announced the full recovery of another 697 cases who ate receiving the necessary medical treatment, taking the total number of those recovered from the virus to 14,495.

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