The country has witnessed a gradual decrease in people infected with the emerging coronavirus (Covid-19), during the past days, as it recorded, yesterday, 983 new cases of the virus.
And the Ministry of Health and Community Protection conducted – in line with its plan to expand and increase the scope of examinations in the country, with the aim of early detection, inventory of infected cases and those who were in contact with them and isolate them – 334,838 new examinations, during the past hours, on different groups in society using the best and latest medical examination techniques. The total number of registered cases is 712,411.
The Ministry also announced the death of two infected cases as a result of the repercussions of infection with the emerging coronavirus, bringing the number of deaths in the country to 2028 cases.
The Ministry of Health and Community Protection expressed its regret and sincere condolences and sympathy to the families of the deceased, and its wishes for a speedy recovery for all the injured, calling on community members to cooperate with health authorities, adhere to instructions, and adhere to social distancing to ensure the health and safety of all.
The Ministry also announced the recovery of 1,583 new cases of people infected with the “Corona” virus, and its full recovery from the symptoms of the disease after receiving the necessary health care since entering the hospital, bringing the total number of recovery cases to 694,843 cases.
The Ministry also announced that 66,210 doses of the “Covid-19” vaccine had been provided during the past 24 hours, bringing the total doses that had been provided, until yesterday, to 17,859,066 doses, and the rate of vaccine distribution was 180.57 doses per 100 people.
This comes in line with the Ministry’s plan to provide a “Covid-19” vaccine, and in an effort to reach the acquired immunity resulting from vaccination, which will help reduce the number of cases and control the “Covid-19” virus.
In addition, the Abu Dhabi Center for Public Health announced that a team of researchers at the Center and the United Arab Emirates University has studied documenting the Emirates experience in the program of mass examinations for the “Covid-19” virus, with the aim of effectively controlling the spread of infection and the death resulting from it. The study aimed to evaluate the mentioned program. applied in all parts of the country, and the general effect it had on containing the spread of the disease.
The Executive Director of the Communicable Diseases Sector at the Center, the official spokesperson for the health sector in the country, Dr. Farida Al Hosani, said that the adoption of the comprehensive survey contributed greatly to the success of investigations, early detection of infected cases, and rapid diagnosis, and this was proven by the study conducted in cooperation with the University of The United Arab Emirates, and that one of the main success drivers of the Emirates’ response to the pandemic is improving surveillance, early detection by increasing the number of field medical teams for the monitoring team, and investing in laboratory capabilities to speed up testing, by accrediting laboratories, and establishing health centers to conduct a “Covid-” examination. 19» from the car across the country.
The study revealed that the mentioned strategy, applied throughout the country, contributed to the rapid detection of positive cases and their early isolation to limit the spread of the virus.