Мобильный 1 Add news
March 2010
April 2010
May 2010June 2010July 2010
August 2010
September 2010October 2010
November 2010
December 2010
January 2011
February 2011March 2011April 2011May 2011June 2011July 2011August 2011September 2011October 2011November 2011December 2011January 2012February 2012March 2012April 2012May 2012June 2012July 2012August 2012September 2012October 2012November 2012December 2012January 2013February 2013March 2013April 2013May 2013June 2013July 2013August 2013September 2013October 2013November 2013December 2013January 2014February 2014March 2014April 2014May 2014June 2014July 2014August 2014September 2014October 2014November 2014December 2014January 2015February 2015March 2015April 2015May 2015June 2015July 2015August 2015September 2015October 2015November 2015December 2015January 2016February 2016March 2016April 2016May 2016June 2016July 2016August 2016September 2016October 2016November 2016December 2016January 2017February 2017March 2017April 2017May 2017June 2017July 2017August 2017September 2017October 2017November 2017December 2017January 2018February 2018March 2018April 2018May 2018June 2018July 2018August 2018September 2018October 2018November 2018December 2018January 2019February 2019March 2019April 2019May 2019June 2019July 2019August 2019September 2019October 2019November 2019December 2019January 2020February 2020March 2020April 2020May 2020June 2020July 2020August 2020September 2020October 2020November 2020December 2020January 2021February 2021March 2021April 2021May 2021June 2021July 2021August 2021
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
News Every Day |

UAE health experts urge COVID-19 caution ahead of Eid Al Adha



With Eid Al Adha just around the corner, health experts in the United Arab Emirates are urging the public to exercise caution and to comply with COVID-19 safety protocols during the celebrations to avoid a spike in cases.

The warning comes after the country’s health body recorded an “increasing number of infections” after the Eid al-Fitr holiday in May.

For more coronavirus news, visit our dedicated page.

The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) said cited a failure to comply with COVID-19 rules, including wearing face masks, not social distancing and holding large gatherings during the festivities being a contributor to cases increasing.

Cases rose to more than 2,000 across the country every day after the first Eid holiday, however, in recent weeks numbers have fallen.

Doctors say the public must continue to be cautious to avoid cases climbing again.

Dr Amaka Kate Uzu, a consultant in family medicine at Bareen International Hospital - MBZ City, told Al Arabiya English: “Recent experiences has made us aware that cases of COVID 19 tends to increase after public holidays and celebrations such as Eid.”

“As we draw close to the coming Eid celebration, let us be mindful of this and do our best to take necessary precautions that will protect us from contracting the virus.”

“Such precautions include ensuring you are vaccinated and even if vaccinated continue to maintain physical distance, wear your mask and avoid large gatherings.”

‘Stay safe’

Dr Rajesh Kumar Gupta, specialist internal medicine, Burjeel Specialty Hospital, Sharjah, has advised against marking the Eid holidays with large gatherings.

“Considering the ongoing pandemic, it is suggested to limit the celebrations during the holidays,” the doctor told Al Arabiya English.

“Always wear a face mask, maintain social distancing, disinfect hands by washing or sanitizing and avoid contact with face and eyes.”

“I would advise no large family visits, gatherings or handshakes during Eid holidays and I would urge everyone to avoid visiting pregnant women, children, elderly people with chronic illnesses,” the doctor said.

“Lastly, get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible as there is high risk (of illness) from new strains of the virus for unvaccinated peoples.”

Dr Abdul Aneez, medical director at Medeor Hospital Dubai, echoed the need for caution.

“When the COVID-19 pandemic first started, there was a lot of uncertainty,” he told Al Arabiya English. “Celebrations, like most other social events, became muted.”

“Today, the situation is not as bleak as the cases have come down and vaccination drives are taking place in full swing. But we need to remember that the pandemic is not yet over.

“We must not let our guards down even if we have already received the vaccine. We now have a better understanding of the protocol we need to follow and this will enable us to celebrate the upcoming Eid in a meaningful and safe manner.”

That, he said, included paying attention to the official guidelines while observing the festivities.

“Make it a priority to wear a mask and maintain physical distance while interacting with others. It is wise to limit spending time in enclosed areas or places with large crowds. Let us try to make the most of Eid by celebrating responsibly.”

The UAE has officially surpassed Seychelles in becoming the world’s most vaccinated nation with more than 15.9 million doses, according to the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA).

This number is expected to rise soon with the approval of a third booster dose to those who have taken the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine, and the launch of Pfizer vaccines for pregnant women, which was announced in late June.

For all the latest headlines follow our Google News channel online or via the app.

On Friday Saudi Arabia announced the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha will begin on Tuesday, July 20, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

The Crescent Moon Sighting Department “decided that standing at Arafat shall be on Monday, the 9th the month of Dhu al-Hijjah for this Year 1442 AH, corresponding to July 19, 2021 AD, and the blessed Eid al-Adha shall be on the following day, on Tuesday,” according to SPA.

Read more:

UAE urges public to wear face masks, get vaccinated as COVID-19 cases rise

UAE updates COVID-19 rules for entering ministries, federal entities, service centers

UAE overtakes Seychelles in becoming world’s most vaccinated nation

Read also

The Big List of Georgia Media Sales Events

The Big List of Georgia Local Sales Events

Turkish wildfire leaves charred home and ashes, as blazes continue

Слот 7

News, articles, comments, with a minute-by-minute update, now on Today24.pro

News Every Day

Sports Apparel Market by leading manufacturers with its application and types 2021 - 2028

Today24.pro — latest news 24/7. You can add your news instantly now — here


Блоги

ЧЕЧЕНСКИЙ СОБР РОСГВАРДИИ ПОБЕДИЛ В ВЕДОМСТВЕННЫХ СОРЕВНОВАНИЯХ СПЕЦНАЗА.




Новости России
Game News

Leaks suggest AMD's new GPU has 3x the core count of an RX 6900 XT


Russian.city


Game News

Киноман. Мультфильмы 1.0


Губернаторы России
2021

В Мордовии росгвардейцы отработали сопровождение воинского груза в ходе учения «Заслон-2021»


Впервые за полвека российскую ракету «Союз» окрасят в новые цвета

Наш «Спутник» завоевывает мир!

Человек погиб при пожаре в центре Москвы

Наш «Спутник» завоевывает мир


Певица Диана Арбенина дважды перенесла COVID-19

Земфира сделала неожиданный подарок поклонникам

Певица Пинк предложила оплатить штрафы за шорты вместо бикини женской сборной Норвегии

TikTok-блогер Lina Lee, которая разыгрывает звезд и чьи ролики набирают миллионы просмотров в сети, выпустила новый альбом «По приколу»


Маркета Вондроушова: Жаль, что Бадосе стало плохо, но так у меня будет больше времени для восстановления

Украинки Костюк и Калинина поднялись на самые высокие в карьере места в рейтинге WTA

О популяризации тенниса в России, преодолении себя и пути спортсмена-писателя – в интервью с чемпионом мира по пинг-понгу Максимом Шмырёвым

Кирилл Скачков одержал победу на старте турнира по настольному теннису на Олимпиаде-2020




COVID-19: Кто стоит за созданием вируса -МИ-6, ЦРУ или фармацевтический фонд Билл Гейтса?

LG ОБЕСПЕЧИТ 100%-НЫЙ ПЕРЕХОД НА ВОЗОБНОВЛЯЕМУЮ ЭНЕРГИЮ К 2050 ГОДУ

На Дальнем Востоке раскритиковали создание госмонополии по экспорту леса

«Готовы к новым победам»


В Волгоградской области разрешили присутствие зрителей на спортивных мероприятиях

Уголовное дело возбудили после драки в столичном торговом центре

Минздрав будет сообщать МВД о всех болезнях россиян

В метро Москвы начали тестировать оплату проезда с помощью лица



Путин в России и мире







Персональные новости
Moscow.media