Ministry Confirms 779 New Coronavirus Cases, 5 Deaths

Gulf Today|May 27, 2020

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Ministry Confirms 779 New Coronavirus Cases, 5 Deaths
Ministry of Health and Prevention affirms its aim to expand the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment

The Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Sunday that it conducted over 28,000 additional COVID-19 tests using state-of-the-art medical testing methods.

In a statement, the ministry affirmed its aim to expand the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.

As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP detected 779 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases in the UAE to 31,086.

According to the ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care.

MoHAP also announced five deaths as a result of COVID-19 complications. The total number of deaths in the country has reached 253, it added.

The ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished current COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery.

MoHAP also noted an additional 325 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 15,982.

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May 27, 2020