UAE announced 479 new coronavirus cases in the country, taking the total number of cases to 6,781.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention has also announced four deaths. The total number of deaths now stands at 41.
. @mohapuae expressed sincere condolences to the families of three Asian expats and a GCC national who tested positive for COVID-19 and died due to complications. This brings total death toll to 41.— UAEGov (@uaegov) April 19, 2020
The fatalities include a Gulf citizen and three Asians. They have suffered from pre-existing chronic illnesses coinciding with coronavirus, which resulted in their death due to complications.
Meanwhile, 98 patients have also fully recovered and received necessary treatment. The total number of recoveries in the country is 1,286.