The ministry announced that one person who tested positive for COVID-19 died due to complications. This brings the total death toll to 357.
The UAE Ministry of Health has announced that it conducted 130,573 additional coronavirus tests over the past 24 yours, among all nationalities in the country, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
World stock markets declined further and oil headed for a double-digit weekly slide on Friday as jitters over a rising global COVID-19 infection rate and next week’s US presidential election more than offset strong euro zone quarterly growth data.
leading private laboratory says.
Dr A. Velumani said an analysis of 270,000 antibody tests conducted by his company Thyrocare across India showed the presence of antibodies in an average of 26% of the people, indicating they had already been exposed to the coronavirus.
The ministry announced one death due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 358.
The Health Ministry said, “Wearing a mask for a long time does not cause a decrease in the percentage of oxygen inside the body, nor does it cause a toxic accumulation of carbon dioxide gas as long as the mask is properly used and allows normal breathing.”
The tests, which were conducted free of charge, are part of the precautionary measures implemented by the Government of Dubai to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the community, DHA said. The tests also reflect the Government’s efforts to ensure the safety of students and staff across private schools in Dubai.
The announcement came after suspected cases of COVID-19 virus among the employees who were examined, as this precautionary measure will remain in place until the results of the laboratory tests appear.
"Maintaining good ventilation inside the home is important by opening windows, doors and air-conditioners. Poor ventilation in enclosed spaces can increase the chances of the virus spreading inside homes."
A total of 2,401 nurses tested positive for COVID-19, followed by doctors, 1,433; nursing assistants, 304; medical technologists, 144; midwives, 188; radiologic technologists, 68; pharmacists, 68; and respiratory therapists, 57, according to the Department of Health.