UAE reports 1,527 cases, 1,495 recoveries, 5 deaths

More than 65 million PCR tests have been conducted across the country to date.

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Wednesday reported 1,527 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 1,495 recoveries and 5 deaths.

The new cases were detected through 305,880 additional tests.

More than 65 million PCR tests have been conducted across the country to date.

The total number of cases in UAE as on July 28 are 676,251, while total recoveries stand at 653,675. The death toll now stands at 1,934.


>> UAE aid accounts for 80% of global response to Covid-hit countries

UAE students and their families stranded in India due to the ongoing flight suspensions are grappling with online learning, with parents saying the in-person education model would be much more preferable for their wards.

However, with the current travel restrictions still in place, virtual learning is the only option left for such students.

A massive, new Covid services centre has been opened in Ajman that will be able to accommodate up to 10,000 people every day.

The centre will serve people from any emirate without exception — including holders of visit visas who wish to undergo Covid testing.

Meanwhile, a top ministry official has said that cashless payments are growing faster than expected in the UAE in the wake of the pandemic crisis.

The rapid transformation happening in the UAE is also being captured in various global reports.

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