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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
COVID-19 PCR tests for school students in Abu Dhabi will be conducted free of cost until Sept.30, revealed Abu Dhabi health authorities on Monday.
Authorities also announced on Monday that the saliva test is also available in G42 healthcare centres and SEHA’s drive-through Screening Centres.
SEHA COVID-19 Screening Centers are open from Saturday to Thursday, 8:00am to 8:00pm and Friday from 10:00am to 8:00pm.
Walk-ins, without prior appointment, will be allowed for students only.
SEHA Drive-Through Screening Center-Zayed Sports City
SEHA Drive-Through Screening Center-Al Bahia
SEHA Drive-Through Screening Center- Al Manhal, Abu Dhabi
SEHA Drive-Through Screening Center- Al Shamkha, Abu Dhabi
SEHA Drive-Through Screening Center-Asharej
SEHA Drive-Through Screening Center-Al Hili
SEHA Drive-Through Screening Center- Al Sarouj, Al Ain
SEHA Drive-Through Screening Center- Al Aamerah
SEHA Drive-Through Screening Center - Ghayathi
SEHA Drive-Through Screening Center - Liwa
SEHA Drive-Through Screening Center - Delma
SEHA Drive-Through Screening Center – Madinat Zayed
SEHA Drive-Through Screening Center – Al Mifra
SEHA Drive-Through Screening Center – Al Sila
National Screening Center-Mina Rashed
National Screening Center- City Walk, Dubai
National Screening Center-Al Khawaneej
National Screening Center-Umm Al Quwain
National Screening Center-Ajman
Ras Al Khaimah
National Screening Center-Ras Al Khaimah
On Sunday (Aug.29, 2021) the public and private schools that follow the curriculum of the Ministry of Education, along with nurseries and adult education welcomed more than 1.2 million students as the new school year 2021-2022 began after the summer vacations.
This academic year will feature three modes of learning namely: face-to-face, hybrid and distance learning.
Fully vaccinated students got a green pass to enter educational institutions, while those who were not vaccinated had to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test to be allowed to enter schools.
The UAE government announced that there would be free PCR tests for all vaccinated students and teaching staff in all private educational facilities every 30 days in order to continue the safe learning programme.
From the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) to sniffing K-9 dogs, determining if one were infected with the quick-mutating virulent SARS-CoV2 may soon become much easier and faster as an ongoing study on a breath analyser technology, originally for cancer detection, is now being conducted in Dubai.
The UAE has responded to the pandemic, which affected the whole world and has demonstrated its readiness through proactive steps aimed at containing, minimizing the repercussions and preserving the gains.
Since the conflict began on Friday, 31 Palestinians — including six children — have been killed, while 275 people have been wounded, said health authorities.
Speaking during a visit to Bangladesh, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said his country's actions were "legitimate, reasonable, in accordance with the law," and aimed at protecting China's "sacred sovereignty."
The new government includes 75 members, including a deputy prime minister, 25 ministers and their deputies, in addition to 24 ministers of state.
The ministry said that the value of the monthly fuel allowance is linked to the social status of each family, which is variable according to the current price of fuel. It can be obtained using the Emirates ID card at any of ADNOC Distribution stations across the UAE, throughout the month.