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UAE records new high in COVID-19 cases

The United Arab Emirates is trying to simultaneously fight the resurgence of the coronavirus and boost its tourism industry.
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - APRIL 01:   A medical worker, wearing disposable gloves ,  measures the temperature of a man at a coronavirus drive-through screening center on April 01, 2020 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 40,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

The United Arab Emirates recorded its highest ever daily toll of COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. The Gulf country is trying to move forward with tourism despite the recent jump in virus cases.

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention recorded 1,083 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, bringing the current number of infections in the Emirates to 10,535.

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