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Combating coronavirus: UAE’s steady fall in active cases, and rise in recovery raise hope

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Covid-19 recovery rates in the UAE have been increasing steadily, leading to a significant drop in the number of active cases.

On Saturday, the number of active Covid-19 cases in the country fell to 14,941, slipping below the 15,000-mark for the first time since May 27, 2020. The country has seen an 11 percent decrease in the number of active cases as compared to a week ago (16,932).

The recovery rate of infected patients has been steadily increasing too, reaching 64 percent on Saturday as compared with the global average of 46 percent.

Recoveries have doubled in the past three weeks in the country, sparking hope of an early recovery from the pandemic. The UAE saw single-day recoveries of over 700 on most days last week, with June 11 recording 1,217.

On Saturday, 815 patients recovered.

Source: Khaleej Times

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