DUBAI, July 6 (Xinhua) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday announced 528 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 52,068.
UAE's Ministry of Health and Prevention said in a statement that 424 more patients have recovered from the virus, taking the tally of recoveries in the UAE to 40,721.
It also confirmed one more death, pushing the country's death toll to 324.
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 experiences in preventing and treating the coronavirus with UAE counterparts.