Coronavirus Pandemic

UAE to set up seven Covid field hospitals

Staff Reporter/Dubai
Filed on February 23, 2021
(Wam file photo used for illustrative purposes.)

Number of daily Covid cases has come down, officials say.

The UAE has set up field hospitals to deal with Covid cases in the country, a top official has announced. More such hospitals will be set up, till a total of seven are up and running.

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"The UAE is keen on developing preventive measures and conducting a continuous assessment of data ... related to the health sector. This is done to enhance the capacity of the sector and provide the best health care for members of society," a top official said during the weekly Covid-19 briefing on Tuesday.

Cases decrease

The authorities have recorded a "gradual decrease" in registered cases during the past two weeks. They credited people's commitment to safety measures and tight supervision by the bodies concerned, for the feat.

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"These are good indications of the general improvement in the epidemiological situation," the official added.

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