The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Saturday reported 1,231 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 1,051recoveries. Two deaths were also reported.
This brings the total number of cases in the country to 97,760 and recoveries to 87,122. Nearly 117,800 new Covid-19 tests were carried out, the ministry added.
In a statement, the ministry stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
Leading the way for global testing rates, the UAE has conducted over 9.9 million tests till date as part of the country’s massive screening programmes to combat the spread of Covid-19. However, with a spike in Covid-19 cases in recent days, the ministry has urged the public to follow all preventive guidelines.