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15 new cases of corona virus in the UAE, two individuals from Ethiopia

Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Saturday morning reported 15 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed Covid-19 infections in the country to 45.

Mneanwhile, two Chinese patients previously diagnosed with the coronavirus in the UAE have recovered from the illness, according to MoHAP.

The patients, aged 38 and 10 years, were members of a Chinese family of four that was first diagnosed with the novel coronavirus in the UAE. All four members have now been confirmed to be virus-free.

At the same time, the UAE has detected 15 new cases of the illness that has brought economies around the world to a standstill. The total count of people diagnosed with Covid-19 in the UAE now stands at 45.

The new cases were diagnosed through early monitoring and reporting systems implemented in the country. Among the affected is a patient each from Thailand, Morocco, China and India, as well as two individuals from Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia and Iran. In addition, three Emiratis have been diagnosed with Covid-19.

The final two cases — one an Emirati and the other an Egyptian — were found by an active surveillance system after they had been in close contact with other patients on the UAE Tour cycling event.

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