UAE reports 421 new Covid-19 cases, one death

The total number of infections recorded in the country has risen to 48,667

The UAE government reported on Tuesday that it had detected 421 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total number of infections recorded in the country to 48,667.

The new cases were discovered following over 63,000 tests conducted to screen for the virus.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) also reported 490 recoveries. Therefore, 37,566 individuals have recovered after contracting the virus.

The ministry confirmed that one new death took place as a result of the virus, owing to complications, raising the total number of deaths in the country to 315.

The UAE has gradually eased several of the Covid-19 restrictions that were in place earlier and have now ended the National Sterilisation Programme.

On Monday, the UAE’s National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority, confirmed that mosques and other places of worship too will be reopened across the country at 30 per cent capacity on July 1.

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