His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, praised the national humanitarian stances of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, related to handling the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, reflecting the UAE’s humanitarian and civilised image.
The Ministry also announced on Sunday that the total number of recovered cases of Coronavirus has reached 4,804 with full recovery of 509 more patients.
Among the residents whom Allah Almighty healed after suffering from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is Elie Yaqoub Jabra, who affirmed that the precautionary measures taken by the UAE and its awareness campaigns about the virus, its symptoms and methods of prevention helped him recover.
The deadly COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up the world on both the health and economic fronts.
"I had earlier warned cases of COVID-19 might exceed 1.2 million by the end of July. However, as a result of precautionary measures followed by people and the administration, the tally of cases may be less than 400,000,” Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar said at a presser.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Sunday revealed that it has conducted over 58,000 new COVID-19 tests as part of plans to expand the scope of tests in the country.
Khalid Mohammed Al Duklah, a Syrian national living in the UAE for 40 years, has expressed his overwhelming joy and gratitude to the UAE leadership, government and people for the recovery of his mother, Noor Hamdi, 93.
The number of COVID-19 tests in the UAE exceeded the barrier of 3.5 million tests nationwide.
As countries around the globe take strenuous efforts to bring COVID-19 under control while safeguarding jobs and incomes, it should be kept in mind that the economic recovery from the pandemic will be more gradual than previously forecast, as predicted by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
An Australian tourist who was infected with the new coronavirus (Covid-19) thanked the UAE health sector for the care and treatment she received and helped her recover from the virus. She reportedly landed at Dubai Airport as a transit passenger on her way from Britain to Australia.