Coronavirus: UAE reports lowest daily cases since May 20

Another 1,399 people have beaten the virus, authorities say

The UAE reported 1,410 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday.

The daily numbers were the lowest since May 20, when 1,401 positive tests were announced.

There were 1,399 recoveries in the 24-hour reporting period.

Four patients with underlying health conditions died, taking the death toll since the pandemic began to 1,975, health officials said.

The latest caseload takes the overall number of infections to 692,964, with recoveries now at 669,953.

Authorities said 274,480 tests were carried out in the past 24 hours.

So far, more than 67.6 million tests have been conducted across the Emirates.

On Friday, officials said 80.1 per cent of the UAE population had received at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose, while 71.71 per cent are fully vaccinated.

More than 17 million vaccine doses have been administered across the country.

Updated: August 8th 2021, 12:15 PM