UAE reports 2,084 new Covid-19 cases and two deaths

The number of recoveries was again higher than new cases

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The UAE reported 2,084 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday. This figure was exceeded by the number of people who recovered from the disease – with 2,210 given the all-clear.

Daily recoveries exceeded new infections for the 21st consecutive day.

Two deaths were recorded, taking the overall number of fatalities to 1,504.

A total of 252,243 people were tested in the 24-hour reporting period. More than 38 million tests have been carried out nationwide since the outbreak began.

The total number of cases in UAE stands at 468,023. To date, 452,321 people have recovered.

Steady fall in daily deaths

Although daily case numbers remain around the 2,000 mark, the figures have fallen significantly since January and February, when 3,000 to nearly 4,000 new cases were recorded each day.

The past week has also been a noticeable fall in the number of deaths.

In the past seven days, the country reported 27 deaths related to Covid-19.

That compares to 86 deaths in the first week of February.

On Thursday, health officials announced an additional 82,833 vaccine doses had been administered, raising the total to 8,391,302.

This equates to 84.84 doses for every 100 people.