COVID-19 in ͵羺 ; swab test,
Paramedics collect swab samples at a coronavirus drive-through screening station in Sharjah Golf and Shooters Club. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News

Abu Dhabi: The ͵羺 has confirmed 1,538 new cases of COVID-19, the highest so far, taking the overall tally in the country to 114,387.

According to the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), the latest coronavirus patients, all of whom are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary care, were identified after conducting more than 130,567 additional COVID-19 tests among ͵羺 citizens and residents over the past few days.

Meanwhile, the number of recoveries has gone up to 106,354 after another 1,411 people received the all-clear. Four more deaths were also reported in the past 24 hours, pushing the country’s COVID-19 death toll to 459.

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 protocols, to ensure the safety and protection of the public.