UAE announces 50 new cases of COVID-19, 4 recoveries

istock/Pornpak Khunatorn

The UAE has announced 50 new cases of COVID-19.

According to The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), this brings the total number of cases to 248 in the country.

Ministry officials have also confirmed the full recovery of four patients, bringing the total number of recoveries to 45.

This also means that there are 201 active cases in the Emirates at the moment.

The new cases came from different countries which include Sri Lanka, Britain, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Tunisia, South Africa, Belgium, South Korea, Bulgaria, France, the Czech Republic, Australia, Lebanon, Kenya, the Maldives, Sudan, Iran, Ireland, Morocco, Pakistan, Sweden, two people each from Italy, Egypt, the UAE, Spain, the Netherlands, Jordan and the Philippines.

They also revealed that three people each came from the United States, Bangladesh and Palestine while six people were from India.

All cases are currently in stable condition and receiving the necessary medical attention.

The ministry of health is, once again, urging residents to stay at home to help contain the spread of the virus.

They are also reminding people suffering from respiratory problems to avoid visiting public spaces and crowded areas for the time being.


More from UAE

  • H.H. Sheikh Hamdan appointed as UAE Deputy PM, Minister of Defence

    His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has announced the appointment of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, as Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, and UAE Minister of Defence.

  • H.H. Sheikh Abdullah appointed Deputy PM in cabinet reshuffle

    His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has appointed His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan as Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE alongside his continuing role as Minister of Foreign Affairs.

  • UAE condemns shooting at Trump rally

    The UAE has strongly condemned the shooting that targeted former US President Donald Trump, which led to his injury as well as the death of one person and injuries to others, and expressed its sincere sympathy over the incident.

  • RTA trials world's first 3D-printed abra

    Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is trialling the world's first electric abra manufactured using 3D printing technology, in collaboration with the private sector.