UAE govt has urged its citizens to stick to the safety measures to tackle the crisis. Dr. Abdul Rahman bin Mohammad bin Nasser Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention congratulated the heroes of the first line of defense on the occasion of the blessed Eid Al-Adha, pointing out that many individuals often spend these occasions away from their families, which is a great personal sacrifice which deserves great thanks and appreciation.
Al Owais stressed the need to adhere to the preventive instructions and procedures during the holiday period, noting that the practice of strict social distancing is increasingly important on such occasions and is the national duty of all society, especially considering what is at stake.
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At the UAE Government’s media briefing in Abu Dhabi on Monday, Al Owais called on community members to adhere to preventive measures in order to overcome the current conditions and continue a successful progression, pointing out that commitment to a simple set of rules and precautionary measures has a significant positive impact.
During the briefing, Dr. Omar Al Hammadi, the spokesperson for the UAE Government, stressed that all workers in the health sector are ready to provide aid and assistance during the Eid period, calling on the public to adhere to the preventive measures significantly.
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Al Hammadi announced that the UAE is still at the global forefront of the number of medical examinations in relation to the population and the number of new daily tests reached 47,299. These tests revealed 264 new cases, all of which are receiving the necessary care in health care institutions. The total number of Covid-19 cases now stands at 59,177.
Al Hammadi announced 328 new recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 52,510, one case of death was recorded, bringing the total deaths to 345. There are 6,322 patients still undergoing treatment for Covid-19.
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