Coronavirus Pandemic

Coronavirus: UAE reports 1,111 Covid-19 cases, 683 recoveries

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on November 8, 2020

More than 14 million Covid-19 tests have been carried out in the country so far.

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Sunday reported 1,111 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 683 recoveries. No new deaths were reported.

As many as 154,882 new Covid-19 tests were carried out, taking the total to more than More than 14 million Covid-19 tests have been carried out in the country so far.

Yesterday, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, said that the UAE believes in tolerance, openness and coexistence with all peoples, highlighting that the model that the UAE adopts in terms of human diversity is similar to that of the United Nations, where the UAE opens its doors for all people to realise their dreams. This came in His Highness’s speech during the resumed session of the High-level Meeting to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations.

Meanwhile, India-bound travellers — who are seeking exemption from institutional quarantine but do not have a negative PCR Covid-19 test report at hand — may now take the test upon their arrival at the airport, according to the new guidelines of the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. However, not all airports in India have this testing facility. Passengers who will be arriving without a negative RT-PCR test report and do not have the option to get screened at the airport will have to undergo seven days of institutional quarantine and seven days of home quarantine. The Indian ministry issued the latest guidelines on November 5, superseding the rules set on August 2.

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