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UAE residents told to follow COVID-19 protocols during Expo 2020 to curb spread of virus


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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.”


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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.

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