UAE reports 2,180 new COVID-19 infections, 3 deaths

UAE reports 2,180 new COVID-19 infections, 3 deaths
The last time daily coronavirus cases hit below the 2,000-mark was on January 5 with 1,967 infections. (File/AFP)
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Updated 02 April 2021

UAE reports 2,180 new COVID-19 infections, 3 deaths

UAE reports 2,180 new COVID-19 infections, 3 deaths
  • The total number of infections in the country now stands at 465,939
  • Three people died from coronavirus complications

DUBAI: The UAE has recorded 2,180 new coronavirus cases after conducting 244,357 tests, state news agency WAM reported.
The total number of infections in the country now stands at 465,939, since the pandemic began, the health ministry said.
It added that three people died from coronavirus complications, raising the fatality rate to 1,502.
The UAE has also confirmed 2,321 recoveries, bringing the total number of those recovered from COVID-19 to 450,111.
The last time daily coronavirus cases hit below the 2,000-mark was on January 5 with 1,967 infections.
The country has embarked on a widescale coronavirus vaccination campaign to complement its aggressive COVID-19 testing regime to help curb transmission of the disease. The number of doses that have been provided so far has reached 8,491,382.