UAE: The Ministry of Health and Prevention has announced 490 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the UAE yesterday. This was identified after conducting more than 30,000 tests among citizens and residents over the past few days.
83 patients are said to be fully recovered and the total recoveries now reached 1,443. The healthcare measures in the UAE seems to be improving efficiently.
3 Asian nationals succumbed to death due to coronavirus complications.
Dr. Farida Al Hosani, spokesperson for the UAE health sector, stressed the importance of increased testing to ensure the early detection of infections, particularly among those exposed to previously confirmed cases.
The UAE Cabinet has approved a draft law on the protection of national safety to guarantee the protection of society in cases of disasters and any healthcare, economic and environmental threats to the country.
The cabinet is chaired remotely by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai,
The Cabinet also hosted a group of frontliners to thank them for their tremendous efforts. Sheikh Mohammed also thanked citizens and residents healthcare workers who are working hard in their fight against corona virus pandemic. “Today, I chaired a Cabinet meeting in which we followed up on developments of the global Covid-19 pandemic in the UAE, in terms of health, education and the economy. The session hosted members of our front-lines of defence. We are grateful for their tremendous efforts,” Sheikh Mohammed said.