UAE records 1,512 new COVID-19 infections, 3 deaths

UAE records 1,512 new COVID-19 infections, 3 deaths
Three people died from coronavirus complications, raising the fatality rate to 1,654. (File/AFP)
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Updated 24 May 2021

UAE records 1,512 new COVID-19 infections, 3 deaths

UAE records 1,512 new COVID-19 infections, 3 deaths
  • The total number of infections in the country now stands at 557,619
  • The UAE has confirmed 1,481 recoveries

DUBAI: The UAE has recorded 1,512 new coronavirus cases after conducting 178,521 tests, state news agency WAM reported.
The total number of infections in the country now stands at 557,619, since the pandemic began the health ministry said.
It added that three people died from coronavirus complications, raising the fatality rate to 1,654.
The UAE has also confirmed 1,481 recoveries, bringing the total number of those recovered from COVID-19 to 537,531.
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 12,165,848.