Dubai: The UAE government confirmed 549 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 11,929.
The national health agency WAM said that health officials also said that 148 patients have fully recovered from the disease, and the total number of rehabilitation is currently 2,329.
Government spokesman Dr. Amna Al-Dahak Al-Shamsi said at a news conference that recovered cases accounted for 20% of all infections in the country.
“We are optimistic that with the dedication of frontline doctors and paramedics who use the most advanced methods of treatment, we will soon have more recovered patients,” she said
Dr. Al-Shamsi emphasized that the rate of infection does not exceed 0.12 percent of the population of the UAE.
“We reassure the general public that we will spare no effort to address this crisis and curb the spread of the virus,” she noted.
However, 9 more patients died of complications related to coronavirus disease, bringing the country ’s death toll to 98.