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GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 563 cases; Saudi registers 1,644 cases, 16 deaths

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 563 cases; Saudi registers 1,644 cases, 16 deaths

The death toll in the UAE and Kuwait has risen to 258 and 185 respectively

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United Arab Emirates
The Ministry of Health and Prevention in the UAE has reported 563 new cases of the Covid-19 infection on May 28, as a result of over 38,000 screenings.

The number of cases registered in the country has now risen to 32,532.

The ministry also confirmed the death of three individuals, who were Covid-19 patients and died due to complications.

The death toll has now reached 258.

The ministry expressed sincere condolences to the families of the deceased.

With 314 additional recoveries, the number of patients who have recovered until now total 16,685.

Saudi Arabia
The Ministry of Health announced 1,644 new Covid-19 cases and 16 deaths across the country.

The city of Riyadh posted 611 new cases, followed by Jeddah (360) and Makkah (148).

Since the outbreak, 80,185 people have contracted the virus in the kingdom and 441 have succumbed to the infection.


The Ministry of Health has reported 845 new Covid-19 cases and 10 deaths in the last 24 hours, Kuwait News Agency tweeted.

The total registered cases tally 24,112 while the death toll has risen to 185.

As of May 27, 10pm local time, Bahrain had a total of 4,525 active Covid-19 cases, of whom 10 were in a critical state.

As many as 15 people have succumbed to the virus across the country.

The Ministry of Health reported 636 new Covid-19 cases, raising the total number of infections to 9,009.

The death toll has risen to 40.


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