The UAE has confirmed 241 new cases in the country, bringing the nation's total to 1,505.
In a briefing, Dr. Farida Al Hosani, spokeswoman for the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) issued the new figures.
She attributed the increase in numbers to a lack of commitment to the specified preventative measures: physical distancing and staying at home, as well as those cases related to overseas travel.
There has been one additional death, that of a 53-year-old Arab citizen suffering from chronic disease and heart failure. It takes the total number of fatalities to 10.
Seventeen patients have recovered, bringing the total to 125.
The Health announces 17 cases fully recovered from the #Coronavirus, bring the total number of recoveries in UAE to 125. Also the register of 241 new cases, bringing the total number of cases to 1505 and one death case, bringing the total number of deaths to 10. pic.twitter.com/t9gvfeQx2L— NCEMA UAE (@NCEMAUAE) April 4, 2020