The United Arab Emirates has recorded its fourth straight record number of daily coronavirus cases since the pandemic began, reporting 1,963 cases on Saturday.
The new cases recorded in the last 24 hours brings the Gulf country’s total recorded cases to 211,641. The UAE also reported three new deaths, bringing the total number of deaths from COVID-19 to 674.
The UAE reported 1,856 new cases on new year’s day and more than 1,700 on Dec. 30 and 31.
Saudi Arabia, which has the highest number of recorded COVID-19 cases among the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council, reported 137 new cases on Jan. 1. It has recorded 362,878 cases in total.
Main Photo: A woman wears a face mask in the Gulf emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. EPA-EFE/ALI HAIDER