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UAE reports 50 new cases; four recoveries

GDN Online Desk

Abu Dhabi: The UAE's Ministry of Health and Prevention today announced 50 new cases and four recoveries of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The new cases were among individuals who had close contact with cases announced previously, as well as people who returned from abroad, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the UAE to 248.

They are one person each from Sri Lanka, the UK, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Tunisia, South Africa, Belgium, South Korea, Bulgaria, France, Czech Republic, Australia, Lebanon, Kenya, Maldives, Sudan, Iran, Ireland, Morocco, Pakistan, and Sweden; two each from Italy, Egypt, UAE, Spain, Netherlands, Jordan, the Philippines; and three each from the US, Bangladesh, and Palestine, and six from India.

All affected individuals are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary medical care, the ministry said, while the four individuals who completely recovered from the infection are three Pakistanis and one Bangladeshi.

With these, the total number of recovered cases reached 45.