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World Health Organisation Director Dr Tedros Adhanom is the focus of attention as the 2019 novel coronavirus advances across the globe. He has been criticised by some health professionals
The UAE authorities have been doing their best to protect one and all in the country from the deadly COVID-19 pandemic and the extension of the National Disinfection Programme until April 4 is an appropriate step that indicates nothing is left to chance in the fight against coronavirus.
The announcement brings the country's tally of confirmed virus cases up to 289, according to ministry's spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad. In addition, 216 virus patients are still receiving necessary treatment, while 13 others are in intensive care units.
A total of 75,538 deaths have been recorded, including 53,928 in Europe, the continent worst hit by the virus. The official tallies probably reflect only a fraction of the actual number of cases. Many countries are testing only the most serious cases.
In these virus-driven times, protection from the coronavirus is the topmost priority across all sectors of society and tiers of living. And for that several must-dos have been laid out by health functionaries.
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