The UAE has confirmed 1,227 new cases of COVID-19 from 157,461 tests.
Another 1,542 people have been given the all-clear, taking the overall recovery tally to 177,407.
Meanwhile, two patients have died, taking the total number of fatalities to 655.
A total of 200,892 cases have been diagnosed in the UAE so far, out of which 22,830 are currently active.
The Ministry of Health conducts 157,461 tests as part of its plans to expand the scope of the tests, and reveals 1,227 new cases of the #Coronavirus, 1,542 recoveries and 2 death cases due to complications. #CommitToWin— NCEMA UAE (@NCEMAUAE) December 26, 2020