UAE to set up seven Covid field hospitals

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

(Wam file photo used for illustrative purposes.)
(Wam file photo used for illustrative purposes.)

By Staff Reporter

Published: Tue 23 Feb 2021, 6:07 PM

Last updated: Wed 24 Feb 2021, 1:27 AM

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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