Al Shamsi asserted that all precautionary measures announced, including the updated fines and penalties, will be enforced against violators, including citizens and residents.
Experts behind the detection of malware infections have identified at least three as a consequence of the pandemic, one of which has to do with face masks.
The COVID-19 pandemic that jolted the whole world, killed millions, and infected billions of people remains the biggest threat to life. The fight against the coronavirus is still not over (“15.6 million children in US infected with Covid,” April 27, Gulf Today website).
Global infections from the novel coronavirus passed five million on Thursday, continuing to leave the world on tenterhooks. The grim milestone comes after known cases of COVID-19 doubled in just one month.
The first confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in a vast and overcrowded Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh are a matter of huge concern and need to be addressed promptly.
The ministry stressed in a statement on Thursday that its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
Early detection of new cases and their contacts is an important and effective weapon in limiting the spread of the virus, and thus reducing complications and deaths.
“With the indicators of the health sector and the numbers we have reached, praise be to God, we are getting closer and closer to the immunity we aspire to until we return to our new normal life,” an official said during the briefing.
Mongolian-born Hakuho, who is the longest-serving yokozuna - top-ranked sumo wrestler - of all time announced via the JSA website that he took a COVID-19 test after losing his sense of smell.