Coronavirus: UAE reports 1,528 new cases and 1,491 recoveries

Health officials said four patients died in the 24-hour reporting period

The UAE reported 1,528 new coronavirus cases and 1,491 recoveries on Sunday.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention said four deaths were reported overnight.

The country’s caseload since the beginning of the pandemic stands at 671,535, including 1,920 deaths. So far, 649,173 patients have recovered.

The latest infections were detected after 232,307 tests were conducted over the 24-hour reporting period.

Health officials have carried out 64,186,910 tests across the country since the first case was reported on January 29, 2020.

There are 20,543 active cases in the country.

Meanwhile, Abu Dhabi Police have advised motorists planning journeys to remember that movement restrictions are in place between midnight and 5am.

In a Facebook post, police told the public they must arrive at destinations throughout the emirate before midnight.

And on Instagram, the force reminded residents and visitors to remain indoors during the nightly disinfection campaign.

On July 19, Abu Dhabi launched the National Sterilisation Programme to prevent the spread of Covid-19, during which movement of traffic is restricted and transport services suspended.

Updated: July 25th 2021, 10:04 AM