Tue, 18 May 2021

DUBAI, July 1 (Xinhua) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday announced 402 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 49,069.

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

Meanwhile, 594 more patients have made full recovery from the virus, taking the tally of the UAE's recoveries to 38,160, according to the ministry.

The ministry also confirmed one more death, pushing the country's death toll to 316.

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

The UAE has been showing solidarity with China in the 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 in the colors of China's national flag to show solidarity.

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 the UAE counterparts.

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