COVID cases have been on the rise again in the UAE over the past three days. Therefore, the authorities warned the people not to give up vigilance. The number of COVID cases has been steadily declining since July 9 but the sudden surge has caused concern.
A spokesman for the UAE government said the average increase was 136 cases between Emirates and other UAE residents. Omar al-Hamadi told a news conference on August 18. UAE Health and Defense Minister Abdul Rahman Al Owais said people should be vigilant as the cases are on the rise. This increase is worrying and indicates that the rate of infection will increase in the coming period, ”he told a news conference.
Tests were performed on people who make up more than 50 percent of the total population. The chances of finding cases are also higher as the number of tests increases. However, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Adel Al Sisi said there was a sign of danger as the number of cases increased.
None of the hospitals in Dubai have reduced vigilance. Patients with fever or COVID symptoms are treated separately. Of the reported Covid cases, only a few patients are on the ventilator. The survival rate from Covid-19 in the UAE is 90 percent. The Chief Medical Officer said that the government is very vigilant and vaccine trials are in the third phase.