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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) said that authorities would open more field hospitals in the coming days.
The ministry said, “A group of field hospitals has been activated and more will start operating in the next phase in various emirates, as the number of field hospitals will reach 7 during the next phase.
“We noticed a gradual decrease in registered cases during the past two weeks, due to executing all national protocols, and tightening supervision by the authorities. These are good indications of the general improvement in the epidemiological situation.”
The UAE is keen on developing preventive measures and conducting a continuous assessment of data, especially statistics and indicators related to the health sector, to enhance the capacity of the sector and provide the best health care for members of society.
The health authorities said, “Adhering to all the vaccine doses and to all recommended precautionary measures, such as wearing a mask, social distancing and washing hands, would stop the spread of COVID-19 virus in the society.”
On Tuesday, the ministry announced that it conducted 175,284 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
As part of its intensified testing campaign, Mohap announced 3,005 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 375,535.
Mohap also announced 5 deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,145.
The hospital has 48 ICU beds and 156 beds for severe and moderate cases, and is manned by 75 doctors, 231 nurses, 44 technicians and assistant health workers.
A young boy from Nigeria who had severely injured his right foot including bones and soft tissues because of the accidental gunshot in his country, got on to his foot, thanks to the team of Doctors at Thumbay University Hospital.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Wednesday that it has conducted 174,016 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, which helped it detect 3,939 new coronavirus cases.
"Since the cap was introduced, passenger journeys have improved with fewer last-minute cancellations, better punctuality and shorter wait times for bags," Heathrow said in a statement.
"If we can become a nuclear power, we can also become an economic power but for it we have to strive day and night and prove to the world that we are no less than anyone," the prime minister said.
The Medicine and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency said it had approved the vaccine for adult booster doses "after it was found to meet the UK regulator's standards of safety, quality and effectiveness."