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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 151,096 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
In a statement, the Ministry stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced 3,432 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 249,808.
According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care.
MoHAP also announced 7 deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 740.
The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the family of the deceased and wished COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery. It called on all members of the society to cooperate with health authorities, adhere to the instructions and physical distance to ensure the health and safety of all.
MoHAP also noted that an additional 3,118 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 222,106.
The Centre has postponed the 48th edition of the Watch & Jewellery Middle East Show (WJMES), which was scheduled to take place from 25 – 29 March to be merged with the 49th edition in late September 2020.
The aviation industry has been among the worst hit by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has dented travel demand and forced major airlines to lay off staff and seek government bailouts.
The UAE Health Ministry on Thursday said that it has conducted more than 33,000 Covid-19 tests in various regions of the country, and announced the registration of 502 new coronavirus cases. The total number of infections jumped to 16,240.
In accordance with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, the Council has announced the resumption of marine and water sports competitions, and a number of events are expected to take place in the coming days off the coast of Dubai and the picturesque Hatta Dam Lake.
The driver was driving recklessly without leaving enough space from other vehicles, besides overtaking vehicles in direction and not abiding by the traffic signs placed for motorists.
This was announced by the Crisis, Disaster and Emergency Management Team in Ajman. The decision has taken effect starting from Tuesday.
120 cultural visa applicants have met eligibility criteria; a majority of them have been issued visas while the remaining are being processed.