UAE reports Covid-19 cases and recoveries today – News

The total number of active cases stands at 44,597.



By web office

Published: Sun 27 Feb 2022, 15:03

Last update: Sun 27 Feb 2022, 15:42

The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Health and Prevention reported 622 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus on Sunday, along with 1,665 recoveries and no deaths.

More than 136.8 million PCR tests have been carried out in the country so far.

The total number of active cases stands at 44,597.

The new cases were detected through 452,997 additional tests.

The total number of cases in the United Arab Emirates as of February 27 is 879,368, while the total number of recoveries stands at 823,470. The death toll stands at 2,301.

Airlines in the United Arab Emirates have clarified rules for tourists traveling to the country as Covid safety protocols have been relaxed.

According to information provided on the Abu Dhabi Etihad Airways website, unvaccinated tourists coming to the capital of the United Arab Emirates will either have to take a PCR test 48 hours before the flight from an accredited clinic or present a certificate of Covid-19 recovery with a QR code dated within 30 days.

But fully vaccinated tourists are not required to carry a negative PCR test. Additionally, tourists will be required to pass a test upon arrival at Abu Dhabi International Airport. Children under 16 are exempt from testing.

This announcement comes following the relaxation of Covid-19 safety protocols by the United Arab Emirates National Authority for Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management (NCEMA), including removing PCR testing requirements for vaccinated residents and making the wearing of masks outside optional.

Meanwhile, life has changed for residents of the UAE – overnight – and for the better. Khaleej times saw the welcome change on a balmy Saturday morning at Expo 2020. Instead of the usual message warning attendees to wear masks and stay masked, this time visitors were greeted with the phrase “Hayyakum.” Nothing else.

It was the most telling sign of the easing of Covid restrictions. In line with the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA), the Supreme Committee for Crisis and Disaster Management in Dubai has updated many of its Covid-19 regulations. Although wearing a mask outdoors is optional, it remains mandatory in all indoor public places such as shopping malls, supermarkets, etc.

Many locals said Khaleej times that the pandemic was coming to an end and congratulated the authority of the United Arab Emirates for all this.

“Finally we can breathe a sigh of relief, said Mariam Khalifa, Emirati citizen and social worker. “I feel the pandemic is almost over. With the authorities relaxing the rules, we can be sure we are safe without masks. to Dubai. “

About Robert James

Check Also

What makes the UCI World Championships so different from other races?

The UCI World Championships return to Wollongong, Australia towards the end of September. The coastal …