Two women walk past a mural in Dubai. File
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The UAE Health Ministry has urged residents and visitors to continue to adhere to the COVID-19 protocols to curb the spread of virus in the country.
The health ministry made the statement during a media briefing on the latest development on coronavirus.
The authorities said that the UAE is within the leading countries in providing a single dose of Covid19 vaccine, according to Our World in Data org, as announced in the previous media briefing.
The experts said, “We are 2 days away from the opening ceremony of a historic event, Expo 2020. We congratulate the leadership and people of the UAE for this achievement, which proves the UAE’s capability to host large scale events following the best health practices.
“With the directives of our leadership, UAE proves its preparedness in managing large-scale global events with guaranteed safety and protection for all visitors and tourists.”
The authorities said that protecting UAE’s achievements is a national responsibility. At this phase social integration is essential to return to a new normal life. “We recommended following all measures, regular testing and vaccinating,” officials said.
The ministry, “We trust the awareness of the people and their adherence to all the announced national and local protocols, which was reflected on the country’s recent achievements.”
The health sector is keen on providing different vaccines approved by WHO. These vaccines are safe for all targeted groups.
All information on vaccines including booster shots and the means to obtain them are announced according to the findings of the team with great transparency to ensure everyone is well-informed.
The UAE carried out a national campaign to promote the importance of vaccinations in boosting immunity and return to a new normal life. It did that by providing vaccination centers all over the country and free vaccine to all targeted groups.
The Dubai Municipality said that the total commitment rate reached 98 per cent in the emirate, the number of inspection visits reached 2,393, 2 establishments were closed, and 35 warnings were made.
The UAE said on Tuesday that it has administered 93,846 more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in the past 24 hours and in the process has crossed the 2 million mark.
Dubai Media Office said, “The Dubai Police, in cooperation with Dubai Tourism, shuts down a desert camp that organised a private gathering while violating Covid-19 precautionary measures."
“Members of the Indian community who wish to visit the Consulate for any consular services are advised to avoid such visits unless absolutely necessary. They should, instead, make use of the various electronic platforms offered by the Consulate without having to physically visit the office."
Congress state President Nana Patole said that the new evidence like demands of Rs250m bribe to release Aryan Khan, has raised "big questions on the role of NCB" and sought a high-level enquiry into the matter.
The flight, operated by Go First, took off for Sharjah at 6:30pm from Srinagar and landed at Sharjah International Airport at 9:30pm UAE time. The flight revives direct air link between the Kashmir Valley and the UAE after 11 years.
In the first case, which took place at 5:00pm, there were 3 Asians, two of whom were rescued while the third, 29, drowned. In the second case, which took place at 6:00pm, an Arab, 30, drowned and was transported by the national ambulance to the Khalifa Hospital..
According to Colonel Saleh Al Dhanhani, Director of the Traffic and Patrols Department at Fujairah Police, the accident took place around 7:30am on Sunday when a man dropped his son identified as ASA opposite the private school where he was studying.