UAE Government briefing details on Corona’s developments
Today, the UAE government held a news briefing in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, in which His Excellency Abdul Rahman bin Muhammad Al Owais, Minister of Health and Community Protection spoke through a television intervention, and he confirmed that the UAE after nearly 5 months had passed since the discovery of the first case of COVID-19 disease was able to be a model Inspiring the countries of the world to be proactive and ready to manage the emerging Coronavirus crisis, and to demonstrate that they are able to meet this challenge with high efficiency, and by relying on their national cadres in the first row, and the commitment of their people and their cooperation with various precautionary measures and decisions.
The media briefing of the UAE government of the new circumstances
His Excellency also pointed out that, thanks to the leadership directives, the UAE was able to occupy the first position globally in the number of COVID-19 examinations per person, after exceeding the barrier of 3 million examinations during a record period of time, stressing that the goal since the first day of the start of the crisis was to increase COVID-19 checks on At the state level and to ensure that daily examinations are conducted for the largest number of citizens and residents, as the average daily examination in the UAE has increased from 25,000 to more than 40,000 now.
More than 39 thousand new COVID-19 checks
For her part, Dr. Amna Al Shamsi, the official spokesman for the UAE government, indicated during the briefing the continuation of the national examination and detection plan for COVID-19 disease, through health authorities conducting more than 39 thousand new exams, these examinations contributed to the detection of 382 new cases of disease as a delegation, 19 currently receive health care, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 43,364.
Dr. Amna Al Shamsi also announced during the briefing that 676 new cases of COVID-19 had recovered and fully recovered from the symptoms of the disease, bringing the total recovery cases in the country to 29,537 cases.
During the briefing, it was announced that two people died from COVID-19 disease, bringing the number of deaths recorded in the state to 295, bringing the number of cases infected with COVID-19 to still receiving treatment based on the new numbers 13,532 cases in the country, most of which are stable health conditions.
Update the procedures for the elderly to enter public facilities.
On the other hand, Dr. Amna Al Shamsi indicated that the UAE government is continuing to update its procedures and decisions based on the latest data and studies, in addition to communicating with all parties, where it was announced to update the entry procedures for shopping centres, societies and supermarkets, in addition to restaurants and sports facilities, and all retail stores outside Shopping malls, by changing the upper age limit, which was previously set at 60 years, as of Thursday, 18 June, the entry will be permitted for people who are not more than 70 years old, while continuing to allow entry for children who are at least 12 years old.
Dr. Farida Al Hosani, the official spokesman for the health sector in the country, spoke during the media briefing of the UAE government, and referred to the new circumstances with the easing of precautionary measures and the return of activities and businesses in most sectors imposing on us a new style and lifestyle, based on four main axes that must be taken into account in the period The current, which is:
The UAE government precautionary measures in the current period:
1. Continue to prevent the risk of infection, and make sure to follow precautionary measures
2. Strengthen the body and promote healthy immunity, through eating healthy food and exercising regularly.
3. Promote health awareness, and keep abreast of all prevention measures, their developments, and advice that is provided by various health authorities.
4. Continuous medical follow-up for people suffering from chronic diseases, especially diabetes or lung or heart related diseases.
Dr. Farida also answered during the briefing to the media questions, as she said in a question regarding cloth gags can be used in the absence of surgical gaskets, and it is preferable that they are made of cotton and consist of more than one layer, making sure to wash them after each use.
In another question regarding the possibility of COVID-19 disease as a result of the transmission of the virus through home delivery of goods or foods, she pointed out that it is known and scientifically proven that COVID-19 disease is transmitted mainly through direct contact from one person to another, and the possibilities of transmission by touching surfaces are few, so from It is possible to move through bags or packaged boxes during delivery, which necessitates following some precautions such as avoiding direct contact when connecting, making sure to clean hands, and get rid of bags and boxes, and others.
As for the possibility of transmission of COVID-19 infection by shoes, Dr. Farida Al Hosani confirmed that the probability is very weak, and as a precautionary measure in homes where infants or young children are present, who may love or play on the ground continuously sterilize surfaces, take off shoes and leave them at the entrance Home.