473 new COVID-19 cases reported in UAE, 54,050 in total


DUBAI, July 10 (Xinhua) — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Friday announced 473 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 54,050.

The UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention said in a statement the new cases, of many nationalities, are in a stable condition and receiving medical treatment.

And 399 more patients have recovered from the virus, taking the tally of recoveries in the UAE to 43,969, according to the ministry.

It also confirmed two more deaths, pushing the country’s death toll to 330.

The UAE was the first among the Gulf countries to report COVID-19 cases.

It has been showing solidarity with China in fight against the novel coronavirus. On Feb. 2 and March 12, the iconic landmarks in the UAE, including Burj Khalifa in Dubai, were lit up twice in the colors of China’s national flag to show solidarity.

In late April, the Chinese consulate general in Dubai organized an online conference for Chinese doctors and medical experts to share experience in preventing and treating the coronavirus with UAE counterparts. Enditem


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