The Health Ministry stressed in a statement 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.
The UAE health ministry announced on Thursday that it has conducted 284,799 additional COVID-19 tests and detected 1,541 new coronavirus cases.The new infections bring the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 656,354.
Testing facilities in Amsterdam were this week the first to start using the SpiroNose, a machine that requires a person to breathe into it to indicate a possible coronavirus infection within a minute.
The UAE Ministry of Health revealed the number of coronavirus cases in the country, urging residents to follow all the precautionary measures issued by the authorities in the country.
The authorities said 2,122 people have been infected with the virus in the past 24 hours, a sharp rise in couple days. The ministry also revealed that 2,077 people previously infected with dreadful disease fully recovered.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 1,508 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 688,489.
The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and wished COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery. It called on all members of the society to cooperate with health authorities, adhere to the instructions and physical distance to ensure the health and safety of all.
With hospitals overflowing, the health system overwhelmed in the cities and a shortage of vaccines, experts have warned India could face a third wave of infections in coming months.
"Our goal is to achieve zero COVID infection for two months in our villages. And I believe you can do it," Mayor Moreno said in handing the $2,000 to each of the village chairmen. "That's why we want to honour you for your achievement."