DUBAI, June 20 (Xinhua) — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday announced 388 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 44,533.
The UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention said in a statement the new cases are of many nationalities. All are in a stable condition and receiving medical treatment.
And 758 more patients have made full recovery from the virus, taking the tally of the UAE’s recoveries to 31,754, according to the ministry.
The ministry also confirmed one more death, pushing the country’s death toll to 301.
The UAE was the first among the Gulf countries to report COVID-19 cases.
The UAE has been showing solidarity with China in its fight against the novel coronavirus.
On Feb. 2 and March 12, iconic landmarks in the UAE, including Burj Khalifa in Dubai, were lit up twice in the colors of China’s national flag to show 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 the UAE counterparts.