The United Arab Emirates (UAE) confirmed 15 new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday, taking the national tally to 74.

“Effective application of precautionary measures revealed 15 cases of coronavirus infections,” the UAE Health Ministry was quoted as saying in a statement by official news agency WAM.

This, it added, brought the total number of infected people in the country to 74. Some 12 cases have recovered so far.

“The new cases involve three Italians, two each from the UAE, Sri Lanka, the U.K. and India, and one from Germany, South Africa, Tanzania and Iran,” the communique added.


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