UAE reports 254 new COVID-19 cases, 57,988 in total


DUBAI, July 23 (Xinhua) — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday announced 254 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number in the country to 57,988.

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

Meanwhile, 494 more patients recovered from the virus, taking the tally of recoveries in the UAE to 50,848, according to the ministry.

The UAE reported no death from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

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 its solidarity with China.

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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