UAE reports 674 new COVID-19 cases, 84,916 in total


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  • Monday, 21 Sep 2020

DUBAI, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday announced 674 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total confirmed number in the country to 84,916.

In addition, 761 more patients recovered from the deadly virus, taking the tally of recoveries in the UAE to 74,273, the Ministry of Health and Prevention said.

No death was reported 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 their UAE counterparts.

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