The United Arab Emirates has recorded rising numbers of new COVID-19 cases for the sixth day in a row.
A total of 1,856 new cases were detected and two new deaths recorded in 24 hours, according to state news agency WAM.
The UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) conducted 145,163 new tests.
Cases have been steadily rising this week, with “limited numbers” of the new, more-contagious variant of the virus also being detected.
MoHAP stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing across the country.
Al Arabiya English