UAE records 1,988 new COVID-19 cases, four deaths


The United Arab Emirates recorded 1,988 new COVID-19 cases, 2,138 recoveries and four deaths in the last 24 hours, the country’s National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday’s numbers indicate a consistent drop in the number of daily cases and deaths due to COVID-19.

The new cases were detected after the ministry carried out 254,944 coronavirus tests.

NCEMA figures show that the total diagnosed COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the outbreak has gone up to 474,136 and the death toll now sits at 1,516. Total recoveries increased to 458,885 and active cases to 13,735.

The UAE’s vaccination drive has picked up pace over the past few months, with over 8.59 million doses already administered.

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