Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has set up has set up a five-lane drive-through PCR testing facility at Expo 2020 site. DHA has also set up a PCR screening centre with a capacity of 10,000 tests per day.
Over 26,700 students from various schools in Dubai underwent basic vision tests (visual acuity) conducted by qualified optometrists from Al Jaber Optical's expertise team, in collaboration with the DHA.
DHA announces that it is providing the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. It is part of DHA’s commitment to provide the public a choice of different vaccines.
The DHA said that Al Safa Health Centre and Nad Al Sheba Centre for Ladies are now open to the public.
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) called on all COVID-19 close contact cases to complete the entire 10-day quarantine period to help prevent the spread of the disease.
The test will be done on fully automated and highly sophisticated system using the Electro-chemiluminescence immunoassay (ECLIA) method that uses plasma, or serum samples.
“This period may be reduced to seven days in some cases such as professions in vital sectors or for those who came from low risk countries,” NCEMA added.
Al Mizhar, Al Safa and Al Mamzhar clinics will no longer accept patients at the Fever Clinic and patients are redirected to go to the other DHA primary healthcare centres instead if they get a fever or develop any infectious disease symptoms.
The tests can be done after obtaining an appointment with any of the government-affiliated facilities in Dubai.