ABU DHABI, 16th August, 2022 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 197,168 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
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. As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced 775 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 1,006,318.
According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care.
The Ministry added that no COVID-19-related deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours, and death toll remained unchanged at 2,339.
MoHAP also noted that an additional 656 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 984,798.