978 new COVID-19 cases in UAE

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The UAE confirmed 978 new cases of COVID-19 from 299,936 tests on Friday.

Another 1,504 people have been given the all-clear, taking the overall recovery tally to 709,659.

One patient has died, bringing the total number of fatalities to 2,044.

A total of 721,308 cases have been diagnosed in the UAE so far, out of which 9,605 are currently active.

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