A first responder wearing a protective suit arrives to take a patient in the Al Quoz industrial district of Dubai on Tuesday. Reuters
The new cases identified are in a stable condition and receiving treatment.
The ministry also announced the total number of recovered cases of coronavirus has reached 933 with 81 cases fully recovered today after receiving treatment.
The ministry also expressed its sincere condolences to the families of three Asian expats who tested positive for COVID-19 and died due to complications. This brings the number of deaths to 28.
The UAE extended the sterilisation programme to protect the health and safety of the community.
ENOC Link, the Group’s fuel delivery digital venture, extended its support to Dubai Municipality’s national disinfection drive to curb the COVID-19 outbreak by dedicating mobile fueling trucks to provide free petrol and diesel fuel to all the vehicles and equipment used in the campaign across all locations in Dubai.
Sharjah Police patrols also checked vehicles during the no-movement period.
In an effort to facilitate safer, quicker screening of suspected COVID-19 cases in Abu Dhabi, Mubadala Healthcare provider Healthpoint expanded its last month opened onsite drive-thru testing centre, to cater for screening up to 375 individuals per day.
To ensure a seamless and efficient process, Healthpoint initiated the screening for its own employees and their families on 20 March, before extending it to the general public, and is now adding lanes to accommodate more cars.
Senior Vice President of Mubadala Healthcare, Hasan Jasem Al Nowais, says: "The Healthpoint drive-thru centre and the screening tent erected outside Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi are initiatives Mubadala Healthcare implemented to support the government in containing COVID-19 by identifying and isolating positive cases in the most efficient and low-risk way possible.
"His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has instructed the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi to set up drive-thru centres across the UAE to test for COVID-19, and we believe it is our duty to support them in this. We are also exploring the possibility of opening more drive-thru testing centres outside our other facilities in line with national efforts to increase access to testing and mitigate the impact of the outbreak on our society and economy."
The rap music video with visuals of residents and streets of Abu Dhabi, and the UAE was captioned, “A special #salute to all the real-life heroes of the UAE, thank you for all for your courageous efforts saving lives every day.”
The UAE’s management of the COVID-19 pandemic is a balance between maintaining the safety of the community, restoring normalcy, resuming economic activities and accelerating production in various vital sectors.
Sheikh Mohammed said, “This summit is an evidence of the wisdom that humanity has reached over many centuries throughout its history. This wisdom says that our interest is in the cooperation, our strength is in the solidarity and that we are all one.”
A team of young Emirati engineers at the Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTIP) have achieved a new breakthrough in developing prosthetic limbs using 3D printing technology.
The diameter of the asteroid, which was called “2023 DZ2”, is estimated to be 93 metres, the height of the Big Ben clock tower is 96 meters, and its maximum possible diameter is 96 meters, and scientists claim that it could be as small as 41 meters.
Astronomers had long been searching for comet-like objects entering the Solar System from the vastness of interstellar space, but had never before observed one.
Contacts between Riyadh and Damascus had gathered momentum following a landmark agreement to re-establish ties between Saudi Arabia and Iran, a key ally of President Bashar Al-Assad, a regional source aligned with Damascus said.