Coronavirus: UAE reports new 812 Covid-19 cases, 697 recoveries

 khaleejtimes.com  05/23/2020 07:58:12   Web Report
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The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Saturday announced 812 new cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, as well as 697 recoveries.

This brings the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 28,704 and the total recoveries to 14,495.

The authority also announced the demise of 3 people because of the disease, bringing the total number of deaths to 244.

The total number of active cases in the country now stand at 13,965.The new cases are in stable condition and undergoing the necessary medical treatment.The ministry wished a speedy recovery to all patients, calling on the public to cooperate with health authorities and comply with all precautionary measures, particularly social distancing protocols, to ensure their safety and protection.

The UAE government authorities have called upon residents to be responsible this Eid and avoid family gatherings. This year's Eid prayer will be performed at home to ensure safety, as mosques across the country will remain closed due to the precautionary measures to contain the spread of Covid-19. The Takbeer, which is chanted before the special prayers performed on Eid, will be broadcast from mosques 10 minutes before the prayer time. The ministry also reminded citizens and expats about the importance of adhering to the safety measures as laid out by the authorities.

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