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UAE announces recovery of 19 patients, 283 new cases of COVID-19, one death

Saudi Press Agency

Wednesday 1441/8/15 - 2020/04/08

ABU DHABI, April 08, 2020, SPA -- The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, today announced 283 new cases of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in the United Arab Emirates, bringing the total number of cases to 2,359.

The Ministry also announced the death of an Asian citizen who suffered from chronic diseases, bringing the number of deaths in the country to 12.

The newly diagnosed patients of various nationalities are in a stable condition and receiving the necessary medical care,'' MoHAP affirmed.

MoHAP said in a statement that the new cases were detected upon examining people who came in contact with previously infected patients and did not adhere to preventive measures or maintain sufficient physical distance as well as stipulations of proper quarantine.

11:13 LOCAL TIME 08:13 GMT

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