ABU DHABI — The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) reported 1,209 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, along with 680 recoveries.
As many as 84,154 new Covid-19 tests were carried out over the past 24 hours, taking the total to nearly 15.1 million tests so far. Four deaths were also reported.
In a statement, the Ministry stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced 1,209 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 151,554.
According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and are receiving the necessary care.
MoHAP also announced four deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 534.
MoHAP also noted an additional 680 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 143,932.
54.22 million global cases
Meanwhile, more than 54.22 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,315,628 have died, according to a Reuters tally published on Monday.
With 245,581 deaths and over 10.9 million confirmed cases, the United States tops the list of twenty countries with the highest recorded infections and deaths in the world, followed by India, Brazil and France.
Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.
Russia, Germany cases
In Russia, the Covid-19 cases continued to rise as it reported a record high of 22,778 new coronavirus infections on Monday, including 6,360 in the capital Moscow, bringing the national tally to 1,948,603. Authorities also reported 303 coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the official death toll to 33,489.
Moreover, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 10,824 to 801,327, data from the Robert Koch Institute, RKI, for infectious diseases showed on Monday. The reported death toll rose by 62 to 12,547, the tally showed.