UAE reports 1,205 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

UAE reports 1,205 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths
An Emirati official presents a rose to an Indian health worker, part of an 80 person medical team, upon their arrival at Dubai International Airport. (File/AFP)
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Updated 23 November 2020

UAE reports 1,205 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

UAE reports 1,205 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths
  • Fujairah bans all types of camping
  • Kuwait records 322 new cases, 3 deaths, Kuwait records 322 new cases, 3 deaths, Bahrain reports 114 cases

DUBAI: The UAE on Sunday recorded 1,205 new coronavirus cases and four deaths.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention said the total number of cases in the country since the pandemic began has reached 158,990, with the death toll now at 552.
The ministry added that 791 people recovered over the previous 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries to 148,871.
The emergency, crisis and disaster management committee in the emirate of Fujairah announced that it will ban all types of camping, including caravans, as part of coronavirus precautionary measures.
The decision, announced by Maj. Gen. Mohamed Ahmad bin Ghanem Al-Kaabi, commander in chief of Fujairah Police, comes as the emirate begins its camping season and as the hot summer weather begins to cool down.
As part of daily inspection tours, Dubai Economy shut down a gaming center located on Sheikh Zayed Road for violating anti-COVID-19 measures on Saturday.
Elsewhere, Kuwait recorded 322 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 140,056. The death toll reached 866 after three new fatalities were registered.

Oman’s Health Ministry said the country’s total number of cases had reached 122,081 and the death toll was 1,380.

In Bahrain, 114 new infected cases were confirmed, and the death toll stands at 338 after no deaths were reported in the previous 24 hours.