UAE records 74 new Covid-19 cases and two deaths

Testing remained high with more than 300,000 in the past day

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES. 23 MARCH 2020.
Covid testing lab set to open in Burjeel Medical City.
Nursing team from VPS healthcare have been working around the clock for two weeks to test thousands of airline passengers arriving into the UAE for Covid-19.


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The UAE reported 74 new cases of Covid-19 and two deaths on Friday.

A further 93 people were recorded as having recovered.

The tally for positive cases is now 742,641. A total of 737,749 recoveries have been recorded and 2,151 deaths.

Testing numbers have remained high in recent months, with 305,440 in the past 24 hours.

Many employers, government departments, public services are regularly tested, along with travellers and tourists.

Updated: December 10th 2021, 10:15 AM