The UAE on Friday announced 477 new cases of COVID-19. Two GCC nationals have died and 93 patients have also recovered.

According to the Ministry of Health and Prevention, the latest cases were detected after conducting more than 24,000 COVID-19 tests, using the best and latest medical screening techniques.

This brings the total number of cases diagnosed in the country to 6,302, while there have been 1,188 recoveries and 37 deaths so far.

The ministry noted that the accelerated investigative measures resulted in the detection of 477 new coronavirus cases among various nationalities, all of whom are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary care.

The ministry also revealed that two GCC nationals suffering from COVID-19 have died. They had pre-existing chronic illnesses.

The ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished a speedy recovery to all patients, calling on the public to cooperate with health authorities and comply with all precautionary measures, particularly social distancing protocols, to ensure the safety and protection of the public.

The ministry also announced the full recovery of 93 new cases after receiving the necessary medical treatment, taking to 1,188 the total of those now recovered from the virus in the UAE.

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