Officials pose with the police dogs. WAM
The new achievement comes after the successful practical use of police dogs all over the UAE airports as an additional defence line in detecting presumed COVID-19 cases.
In this way, the UAE is considered the first country in the world to put this method into action, which is still under study and training stage in other countries.
The UAE experiment and its protocols are unique in avoiding any direct contact between the dogs and the persons under examination according to the highest standards of health precautionary measures.
Practical application has been preceded by the necessary studies and meetings, in addition to brainstorming workshops and cooperation with a number of countries and experts. Discussions and theoretical studies went underway on using dogs in detecting COVID-19 cases given their strong sense of smell.
A police dog during a training session. WAM
For this reason, they can be used in police patrols and securing malls, events, airports and other vital facilities.
The specialised teams from the national team are distributed at the country's airports to supervise the actual application in monitoring and checking samples taken from those coming to the country from the armpit without direct contact with the dog, the trained dog in seconds can determine the possibility of that this person is infected or not.
This is considered as additional line that enhance the security and safety of passenger at airport with the gradual return and opening of more international airports and the increasing number of flights.
The UAE is taking pioneering steps through rapid checks, precautionary measures, and the use of police dogs and modern technologies.WAM
The Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Saturday that it conducted 70,079 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
Six months after the coronavirus arrived in Pakistan, the country appears to have dodged the worst of the pandemic, baffling health experts and dampening fears its crowded urban areas and ramshackle hospitals will be overrun.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Saturday that it conducted 88,803 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
The witness added the suspect disappeared after being injured and after having bleeding in the head, and then he was seen heading towards the victim with a knife.
Abu Ghazeen noted that those vehicles give a grace period for the public to park in the public parking for a period of 10 minutes without paying fees.
"This technology has proven its effectiveness to identify suspicious and wanted people," said Obaid Al Hathboor, director of Dubai's Transport Security Department.
The suspect offered Dhs50,000, a Rolex watch, a monthly salary of Dhs20,000, and a Mercedes car as a bribe to a policeman so that he could escape from the police station where he was held on charges related to drug trafficking.