From March 8, Sunday, only applicants and those with official business at the two Philippine missions in the UAE will be allowed to enter their premises in Abu Dhabi and in Dubai.
As the authorities are turning every stone to control the pandemic of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country to protect the residents, the global manufacturing companies are also doing their jobs in a grand way.
The sterilisation drive in Sharjah has already clocked 330,000 hours and the mission is far from over. The campaign is still ongoing. In fact, Sharjah City Municipality has further intensified the preventive measures against Covid-19 during Eid Al Fitr holidays.
Dubai Taxi Corporation, a subsidiary of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has launched an initiative to install isolators in its fleet of taxis as part of further preventive measures against the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
While facial masks and hand sanitisers are mandatory as a preventive measure to curb the spread of the potentially deadly COVID-19, people shouldn’t be neglecting the eyes as the contagious virus may be transmitted through aerosols to their eyes. Studies published in the journal of medical virology found that 1 out of 30 COVID-19 positive patients had eye involvement in China whereas a CNN report suggested that ‘Pink Eye’ may be an early symptom of COVID-19 especially in elderly patients.