The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday coronavirus cases increased by 786 to 82,568.
No fatalities were registered as the death toll remains unchanged at 402, state news agency, WAM, quoted health authorities as saying.
Meanwhile, some 661 people were cured from the virus, raising the total recoveries to 72,117. (KUNA)
MUSCAT: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Oman rose by 557 to a total of 91,753, the health ministry said on Thursday.
A total 84,648 people have been cured, while the death toll stands at 818, read a ministry statement carried by the state news agency, ONA. (KUNA)
Qatar health authorities confirmed Thursday 244 new positive cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) while no deaths were recorded in the past 24 hours.
The authorities said in a statement that the total cases increased to 122,693, adding that all new cases have been quarantined and taking necessary treatment.
It pointed out that 213 recoveries were recorded, bringing the total number of recoveries from the virus to 119,613 cases. (KUNA) CAIRO:
The Egyptian Ministry of Health reported that 160 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and 17 others succumbed to the illness over the past 24 hours.
The figures took the overall infections and death toll to 101,500 and 5,696, respectively, the ministry’s spokesman Dr Khaled Mujahed said in a press release.
The recoveries went up by 804 to 86,549, he added. (KUNA) ANKARA: In Turkey 1,771 cases of Coronavirus were reported in the past 24 hours bringing the tally to 296,391, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said Wednesday.
Koca added that 1,342 patients recovered from COVID-19 over the past day.
Meanwhile, the death toll in the country reached 7,249, as 63 more people lost their lives.
Healthcare professionals conducted 112,645 more tests to diagnose the disease over the last 24 hours, pushing the tally to over 8.85 million.
“Today, the world is in a more difficult phase of COVID-19 than at the beginning of the pandemic,” Koca said, adding that vaccine studies will show positive results by the end of the year.
Koca stressed 51.6 percent of the beds in hospitals were occupied, intensive care units are working at 66.3 percent capacity and 33.6 percent of the ventilators are being used. (KUNA)
ALGIERS: Algerian Ministry of Health declared on Wednesday recording 13 new deaths for contracting the dreaded germ, COVID-19, during past 24 hours.
Dr. Jamal Forar, spokesperson of the monitoring and follow-up committee on the pandemic locally, said in his daily briefing that the caseload of the cases rose to 48,966, in addition to a total of 1,645 deaths.
He also reported 159 new recuperation cases raising number of people who were discharged from hospitals and quarantines to 34,517.
However, 31 patients have remained in intensive care units. (KUNA)
RAMALLAH: Palestine announced recording 963 new coronavirus cases, 15 deaths and 552 recoveries in the past 24 hours.
The new figures raised the total number of deaths to 276 and infections to 42,379, Palestinian health ministry said in a statement.
There are 30 patients currently in ICUs, it added.
The rising numbers of infections and deaths are causing concern, Prime Minister Mohammed Ashteya has remarked, adding that the authorities are considering new measures to fight the pandemic.
In the same context, authorities banned entry to Al-Aqsa Mosque for three weeks starting Friday, in an attempt to limit infections. (KUNA)
RABAT: The Moroccan Health Ministry on Wednesday announced 38 new deaths of the novel coronavirus and 1,692 infections in 24 hours.
These numbers took the death toll from the virus to 1,686 and the infections to 92,016, said a ministry statement.
It noted that some 1,921 people recovered from the disease, bringing the tally to 72,986. (KUNA)