Adhering to COVID-19 precautionary measures a national responsibility, says Dr Farida Al Hosani.
"There is a pressing need to continue promoting awareness about the healthy practices related to preventing the spread of COVID-19," Al Hosani told WAM.
She attributed the increase in the number of cases during the past two days to some people’s disregard for important preventive measures such as wearing facemasks, social distancing and engaging in social activities such as family gatherings and handshaking.
"It has been noticed that the 20 to 40 age group is the most affected due to the wrong perception that their youth will protect them for being infected," she added.
The UAE has authorised the emergency use of Sotrovimab, a monoclonal antibody, for the treatment of patients aged 12 years or older with mild to moderate COVID-19 disease who are at risk of progression to hospitalisation or death.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevntion also noted that an additional 2,026 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 389,304.
Ministry affirmed its aim to expand the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
Sheikh Mohammed said the UAE has succeeded in countering the COVID-19 outbreak and set a commendable example for the world in managing the pandemic. The country’s scientific approach in combating the virus and the meticulous planning and collaborative spirit shown by frontline organisations helped turn the crisis into an opportunity, he added.
A thought-provoking session that explored the growing impact of the digital content industry and delved into how content has changed over the years, wrapped up two days of exciting discussions that were held on September 26 and 27 to mark the 10th edition of the International Government Communication Forum (IGCF), organised by the Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB).
The second day of the 10th edition of International Government Communication Forum (IGCF), organised by the Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB), witnessed an insightful panel discussion on the impact of entertainment content on audience opinions.
UN Women, PIA have signed a MoU to strengthen the collaboration, promoting the drive of safe mobility for women and pledging to prevent the harassment of women at public places.