85 p.c of coronavirus instances in Dubai are gentle to average, and don’t require intensive care. This was revealed by Chairman of the Board and Director Basic Dubai Well being Authority (DHA), Humaid Al Qutami throughout a stay press briefing. He additionally introduced that Dubai has plans to extend the variety of hospital beds if the variety of instances continues to rise. He mentioned, “We plan to have discipline hospitals with 1000’s of beds as a precautionary measure. Dubai will set up a discipline hospital with [a] capability of 4,000 to five,000 beds.”
Inside a brief time period, Dubai has managed to conduct over 250,000 assessments of COVID-19 for Emiratis and Dubai residents, he mentioned, at hospitals, healthcare centres and drive-through testing services (in Al Khawaneej, Rashid Port and Al Nasr Membership), and thru cell check centres in a number of extremely populated areas of town.
The Director Basic requested individuals with coronavirus signs to name 800342 in an effort to get the required assist shortly. He shared how DHA sends a workforce to the contaminated individual to isolate him and sterilise his residence, whereas contacting and testing individuals who have just lately been in direct contact with the affected person. He mentioned every affected person’s restoration could take between per week to a month, relying on his degree of immunity and well being situation. The authorities are additionally asking individuals to apply social distancing and to remain residence.
In keeping with the newest figures shared by the Ministry of Well being and Prevention, the entire variety of confirmed instances of coronavirus within the UAE now stands at 2,990, with the loss of life toll at 14 and the variety of recoveries at 268. Over 40,000 assessments have been carried out within the nation within the final 48 hours as a part of the Ministry’s technique to handle the unfold of the lethal virus, which has contaminated 1,604,736 individuals and killed 95,736 all over the world.