ABU DHABI, 24th January, 2022 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 499,001 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
In a statement on Monday, 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 2,629 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 828,328.
According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are stable, and receive the necessary care.
MoHAP also announced five deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 2,219.
The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery. It called on all members of the society to cooperate with health authorities, adhere to the instructions and physical distance to ensure the health and safety of all.
MoHAP also noted that an additional 1,115 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total recoveries to 769,458.