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UAE reports 403 new COVID-19 cases, 54,453 in total

12 Jul 2020, 05:18 GMT+10

DUBAI, July 11 (Xinhua) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday announced 403 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 54,453.

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

The ministry said that 679 more patients have recovered from the virus, taking the tally of recoveries in the UAE to 44,648.

It also confirmed one more death, pushing the country's death toll to 331.

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

The UAE has been showing solidarity with China in 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 UAE counterparts.

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