Coronavirus: UAE records 2,081 new cases as 1,842 recover

Officials said 203,232 tests were conducted in the past 24 hours

The UAE recorded 2,081 new Covid-19 cases and four more deaths in the past 24 hours.

The country’s total number of active cases is 16,387 and the death toll rose to 1,565.

Another 1,842 people recovered from the virus, with the total number of recoveries now at 486,920.

On Thursday, the Ministry of Health and Prevention said 203,232 people were tested for Covid-19 over the previous 24-hour period.

Health officials said 42,496,398 tests had been carried out in the UAE since the beginning of the outbreak.

The Emirates has so far administered 9,900,002 doses. This represents 97.08 doses per 100 people.

Updated: April 22, 2021 06:51 PM