Coronavirus: UAE reports lowest daily cases of 2021

Another 1,633 people beat the virus and the total number of recoveries reached 689,277

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The UAE has reported 1,066 new coronavirus cases, the lowest since the beginning of the year.

The figures on Saturday were released after 301,430 PCR tests were carried out in the emirates.

On Friday, 1,070 Covid-19 cases were reported in the UAE.

The daily caseload brings the total number of infections to 708,302.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention also announced four deaths due to Covid-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 2,018.

Another 1,633 people beat the virus and the total number of recoveries reached 689,277.

Meanwhile, rules in Abu Dhabi regarding access to public places came into effect on Friday.

Under the measures, which apply to citizens, residents and tourists, proof of vaccination will be required to visit most venues, including malls, restaurants and cafes.

The Covid-19 safety regulations are designed to curb the spread of the virus and safeguard public health.

Updated: August 21st 2021, 11:46 AM
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