A health worker checks the body temperature of a migrant worker at a clinic in Dubai.

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) reported 873 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, pushing the total number of COVID-19 infections in the country to 25,063.

Three more people have died from the virus, bringing the total death toll to 227, the ministry revealed.

A total of 1,214 COVID-19 patients have made full recovery, which takes the overall number of patients recovered to 10,791.

New tests conducted

The latest coronavirus patients, all of whom are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary care, were identified after conducting more than 38,000 additional COVID-19 tests among UAE citizens and residents over the past few days, the ministry said.

It 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.


New cases: 873
Total cases: 25,063

New deaths: 3
Total deaths: 227

New recoveries: 1,214
Total recoveries: 10,791

S. Arabia: 9 new deaths from coronavirus

Saudi Arabia declared on Tuesday recording nine new deaths with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) raising tally of the fatalities to 329.

The ministry spokesperson, Dr. Mohammad Alabdulali, said in his daily briefing about the status of the contagious disease in the kingdom, that there were 2,509 new infection cases with the deadly bug, thus the whole count of such cases reached 59,854.

The number of recoveries reached 31,634 after recording 2,886 new recuperation cases, however, 251 sick persons continued to receive treatment in intensive care sections.

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