DUBAI, June 4 (Xinhua) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday announced 659 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 37,018.
The UAE's Ministry of Health and Prevention said in a statement the new cases are of many nationalities. All are in a stable condition and receiving medical treatment.
It said 419 more patients have made full recovery from the virus, taking the tally of the UAE's recoveries to 19,572.
The Ministry also confirmed three more deaths, pushing the country's death toll to 273.
The UAE was the first among the Gulf countries to report COVID-19 cases.
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 their UAE counterparts.