UAE health ministry conducts over 54,000 additional COVID-19 tests, announces 659 new cases, 419 recoveries, 3 deaths
4 Jun, 2020: The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, announced on Thursday that it conducted over 54,000 additional COVID-19 tests using state-of-the-art medical testing methods.
In a statement, the Ministry affirmed its aim to expand the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
MoHAP also announced three deaths as a result of COVID-19 complications. The total number of deaths in the country has reached 273, it added.
The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished current COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery.
MoHAP also noted an additional 419 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 19,572.
It called on the public to cooperate with health authorities and adhere to social distancing protocols and preventative measures to ensure the health and safety of all.