News update: UAE leads global COVID-19 testing to prevent further spread

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ABU DHABI, 17th March 2020 (WAM) – The UAE Government has ramped up coronavirus testing following the pandemic’s spread.

As of Tuesday, the 17th of March, 127,000 individuals had been tested for coronavirus in the UAE, according to the Ministry of Health and Prevention.

Theses figures, relayed to the Emirates News Agency, indicate the country’s concerted efforts to prevent the further spread of the virus, which has caused 187,000 confirmed cases worldwide.

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