At least 47,797 cases and 313 deaths: outbreak
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30 June: 449 new cases were reported on 29 June. Total number of cases in the country is over 47,000 of which at least 36,000 have recovered.
24 June: 380 new cases, 657 recoveries and two deaths were reported on 23 June. The second stage of screening program for Sharjah government employees has been rolled out. It includes includes three-day tests for employees and vendors. According to media reports, authorities have announced the commencement of the world’s first phase III clinical trial of a COVID-19 inactivated vaccine developed by a Chinese company.
19 June: More than 300 cases have been recorded daily this week, with 388 cases seen on 18 June.
16 June: The total number of cases is now at 42,294 with 342 new cases recorded on 15 June. More than 27,460 recoveries and 289 deaths have been recorded in the country to date. A steady drop in active cases and increase in recoveries have been noted.
11 June: Over 600 new cases were reported on 10 June, taking the total tally to around 40,000 cases. More than 22,700 patients have recovered. Lockdown in Abu Dhabi has been extended by two weeks as per an announcement by the authorities on 8 June.
5 June: The daily case numbers are slowly declining in the past few days, with 571 cases reported on 4 June compared to 726 on 30 May. Two dedicated assessment centres have been launched in Abu Dhabi to manage positive COVID-19 patients. They are operated by the Ambulatory Healthcare Services (AHS) division of the emirate’s public health provider, the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company’s (Seha). The combined capacity of the two facilities is 3,500 patients at a single time, one is located at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and the other at Al Ain Convention Centre. In another media update, private schools in UAE are set to reopen in September.
2 June: 635 new cases and 406 recovered cases were reported on 1 June. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country have surpassed 35,000 and the total recoveries are now at 18,338. More than 650,000 tests have been conducted in past two weeks. Government employees have resumed work at offices earlier this week.