UAE reports 236 new COVID-19 cases, 57,734 in total

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday announced 236 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed in the country to 57,734.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention said in a statement that the new cases of many nationalities are all in stable condition and receiving medical treatment.

Meanwhile, 390 more patients recovered from the virus, taking the tally of recoveries in the UAE to 50,354, according to the ministry.

It also confirmed one more death, pushing up the country’s death toll to 342.

The UAE was the first among the Gulf countries to report COVID-19 cases.

It has been showing solidarity with China in fight against the novel coronavirus. On Feb. 2 and March 12, the iconic landmarks in the UAE, including Burj Khalifa in Dubai, were lit up twice in the colors of China’s national flag to show its 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 UAE counterparts.