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UAE posts 53 new Covid-19 cases, total at 664

ABU DHABI, April 1, 2020

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 53 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 664.

The identified cases were determined upon examining individuals who were in contact with previously confirmed cases, while were individuals who came from abroad, reported state news agency Wam, citing a MoHAP statement.

The newly identified cases belong to the follow nationalities: one individual each from Algeria, Lebanon, Pakistan, Iran, Kuwait, Switzerland, Turkey, the Philippines, Italy, France, and the United States, two individuals each from Egypt and Nepal, three individuals from the UK, four from the UAE, and 31 from India.

MoHAP added that all the individuals are in a stable condition.

The Ministry also announced the death of another individual as a result of complications arising from Covid-19. The deceased was identified as a 67-year-old Asian national, who had chronic illnesses related to the heart, blood pressure, and diabetes. This latest death brings the total number of the deceased to six, the Ministry added.


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