The number of active cases now stands at 19,724
The United Arab Emirates Department of Health and Prevention reported 2,515 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus on Monday, as well as 862 recoveries and 1 death.
The number of active cases now stands at 19,724.
The new cases were detected thanks to 371,384 additional tests.
The total number of cases in the UAE as of January 3 is 769,608, while the total number of recoveries stands at 747,715. The death toll now stands at 2,169.
At least 30 schools in Dubai temporarily switched to distance learning at the start of the second term on Monday January 3.
The temporary shift to e-learning comes with the “full support” of Dubai’s education regulatory authority, the Knowledge and Human Development Authority.
From January 10, Emiratis not vaccinated against Covid-19, although eligible for the vaccine, will not be allowed to travel. The move will protect UAE citizens amid “the global epidemiological situation and the current high rate of infections,” according to a joint statement issued by the UAE’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the United Arab Emirates. National Authority for Crisis and Disaster Management.
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With the outbreak of Covid-19 cases in the United Arab Emirates, residents who test positive for RT-PCR must follow the rules and precautionary measures indicated by authorities to avoid curbing the spread of the virus and avoid any violations.
According to the Dubai Health Authority, if a person tests positive for the virus, the first steps to take are downloading the Covid-19 DXB mobile app and immediate isolation in a room separate from family members. It is advisable to inform their employers. Failure to download the application would result in a fine of 10,000 Dh.
Abu Dhabi updated the “Green List” of countries for inbound travel to Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
All travelers arriving from updated “Green List” destinations will be exempt from mandatory quarantine measures after landing in Abu Dhabi.
According to the latest Abu Dhabi self-isolation rules, a citizen or resident who tests positive for Covid-19 but is asymptomatic, should visit a Seha Drive – via a testing center and repeat the test to confirm the result . Individuals should quarantine themselves at home until they receive the result.