Coronavirus: UAE reports 1,311 COVID-19 cases after 138,914 tests

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The United Arab Emirates on Thursday conducted 138,914 coronavirus tests and detected 1,311 new cases, according to Emirates News Agency (WAM).

The total number of COVID-19 cases was 198,435.

Two deaths were reported in the UAE, raising the death toll to 647.

The number of recoveries also rose by 1,495 to 174,479 on Thursday.

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is available for free for all residents and UAE nationals living in Dubai, the Dubai Media Office (DMO) announced on Wednesday.

“The first stage of the [vaccination] campaign focuses on certain priority groups,” the DMO said in a Twitter post.

“You can book an appointment through the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) smartphone app, or by calling the toll free number 800342,” DMO added.

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