Coronavirus: UAE reports 1,532 new cases

There are 16,874 active cases in the country

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The UAE reported 1,532 new Covid-19 cases and 1,591 recoveries on Monday.

The total number of infections since the pandemic began stands at 928,919 with overall recoveries at 909,736.

No deaths were reported in the past 24 hours. The toll remains at 2,309.

The latest cases were detected from 247,059 PCR tests. More than 167 million tests have been conducted since the start of the pandemic.

There are 16,874 active cases in the country.

Cases have gone up this month and topped 1,000 since June 9. A month ago, on May 20, only 362 cases were reported.

Countries around the world are facing a surge in Covid cases. Omicron offshoots BA. 4 and BA. 5, and scaling back of testing and surveillance, are driving an increase in infections in several countries in Europe.

Updated: June 20, 2022, 11:11 AM