UAE records a significant decline in daily coronavirus patients
A significant decrease in the outcome of coronavirus patients infections on a daily basis, as 304 cases were monitored compared to 491 in a statistic on Saturday. The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Health reported, in a new statistic, that the number of HIV infections in the country during the past 24 hours increased by 304 cases after conducting about 43 thousand tests, bringing the general number of infected people in the country to the level of 42294.
UAE reports the lowest number in daily coronavirus patients infections
This outcome indicates a significant decline in the rate of daily injuries in the country compared to previous statistics, as recorded in the data of June 11, 479 cases, and on June 12, 513, and on June 13, 491.
The ministry also announced the death of a person infected with the virus during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of victims to 289 cases.
The United Arab Emirates has witnessed a decrease in deaths due to the emerging coronavirus in the past days, and the daily outcome has reached one case over several consecutive days.
The Ministry of Health stated that the number of coronavirus patients recovered from it rose to 27,462 people, after recording 701 new cases of hospitalization, and “returned to her homes and to lead a normal life.”
Coronavirus patients treated with blood plasma
Abu Dhabi Health Services Company “SEHA” obtained 402 blood plasma units from donors who were cured of the new coronavirus, and 247 coronavirus patients were treated with plasma until the end of last May 2020.
The number of blood samples, which were drawn from donors in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, reached 18,811 blood units in the blood banks of SEHA in the Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in Abu Dhabi, and in Tawam Hospital in Al Ain.
Total number of platelet/plasma units collected
Hamad Al Mulla Al Balushi, Director of Blood Bank in Al Ain, said: “6,832 units were collected in the period from the beginning of this year until the end of last May, while the total number of platelet/plasma units collected in the same period amounted to 1148 units, as was obtained 20 plasma units of people, recovered from the (COVID-19), and provided the plasma to 17 coronavirus patients infected with the virus ».
He added that «the blood bank in Al Ain intensified its activity during the past months, in order to encourage members of society to donate blood, especially in light of the conditions resulting from the spread of the coronavirus, as it launched the “Stay at Home” blood bank initiative, which is the first initiative of Its type at the level of the Emirates, which allows the public to donate blood in their homes and across neighbourhood councils.
Preventive procedures and sterilization used in health institutions Standards
He stressed that «blood donation is completely safe, in light of the preventive procedures and sterilization used in health institutions, and adherence to the standards, which were adopted by the Ministry of Health and Community Protection, and the Department of Health in Abu Dhabi, regarding the blood donation process in order to preserve the health of donors, by ensuring that the tools used in Collecting samples, observing instructions for physical distance and leaving a sufficient distance between individuals, and also instructing donors to achieve the required protective elements, and provide sterilization tools for hands, gags, gloves, and other methods of protection ».
On her part, Dr. Naima Umzian, Medical Director of the Blood Bank in Sheikh Khalifa Medical City affiliated to SEHA, said that “the number of blood units that were withdrawn, since the beginning of this year until the end of May 2020, reached 11979 units, and the blood bank in Sheikh Khalifa City was able Medical, from obtaining 1,220 units of platelet plasma, as well as 382 plasma units were obtained from people who were cured of the emerging (COVID-19), and 230 patients were treated with blood plasma.