UAE confirms 2,998 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths

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Sat, 2021-01-09 20:46

DUBAI: The UAE on Saturday recorded 2,998 new coronavirus cases and five virus-related deaths.
Officials from the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) said the total number of cases since the pandemic began had reached 227,702, while the death toll rose to 702.
It also said that 2,264 people had recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours. The total number of recoveries is 203,660.
Dubai Health Authority said on Saturday it had opened a seventh health center to offer the COVID-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

A member of hospital staff, wearing a protective face mask, watches over people queuing to be tested for coronavirus, at the Cleveland Clinic hospital in Abu Dhabi, UAE. (File/Reuters)
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