UAE reports 15 new coronavirus cases

UAE reports 15 new coronavirus cases

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention has reported 15 new cases of coronavirus.

People were identified through screening those who were in contact with previously reported cases; coming from outside the country and all in quarantine.


The new cases belong to different nationalities, including one from Kyrgyzstan, Serbia, Italy, Netherlands, Australia, Germany, US, Greece, Russia; as well as Ukraine, Bangladesh and two people from Britain and Spain.


The Ministry stressed that all patients are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary health care.


Total number of confirmed cases is now 113.


As of Tuesday, in the UAE, 127,000 individuals had been tested for coronavirus, according to the Ministry.


These figures indicate the country’s concerted efforts to prevent  further spread of the virus; which has caused 187,000 confirmed cases worldwide.


Considering data on COVID-19 testing per capita, the UAE is now leading global efforts to ensure the mitigation of the pandemic.


When analysing the number of swab tests conducted per capita, the UAE total has exceeded 13,020 tests per one million people.



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Osigweh Lilian Oluchi is a graduate of the University of Lagos where she obtained a B.A (Hons) in English, Masters in Public and International affairs (MPIA). Currently works with 1stnews as a Database Manager / Writer. [email protected]

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