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UAE reports 421 new COVID-19 cases, 48,667 in total

Xinhua
01 Jul 2020, 16:51 GMT+10

DUBAI, June 30 (Xinhua) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday announced 421 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number in the country to 48,667.

UAE's Ministry of Health and Prevention said in a statement that the new cases of many nationalities are all in stable condition and receiving medical treatment.

Meanwhile, 490 more patients have fully recovered from the virus, taking the tally of the UAE's recoveries to 37,566, the ministry added.

It also confirmed one more death, pushing up the country's death toll to 315.

The UAE was the first among the Gulf countries to report COVID-19 cases.

The UAE has been showing solidarity with China in its fight against the novel coronavirus.

On Feb. 2 and March 12, the iconic landmarks in the UAE, including Burj Khalifa in Dubai, were lit up twice in the colors of China's national flag to show its solidarity with China.

In late April, the Chinese consulate general in Dubai organized an online conference for Chinese doctors and medical experts to share experience in preventing and treating the coronavirus with their UAE counterparts.

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