Daily Archives: May 3, 2020

Ministry of Health announces 26,000 additional COVID-19 tests as part of intensified screening, 564 new cases, 99 recoveries and 7 deaths

ABU DHABI, In line with the Ministry of Health and Prevention’s plans to increase the number of COVID-19 tests throughout the country for the early detection of infections, particularly among those who had prior contact with infected individuals, the Ministry has conducted 26,000 additional tests. Testing resulted in the detection of 564 new cases among

COVID-19 testing is key to maintain health and well-being of community: DoH

ABU DHABI, The Department of Health–Abu Dhabi, DoH, has stated that the test for the new coronavirus, COVID-19, is available for free in healthcare facilities across the emirate for people who are showing signs or symptoms of COVID-19, as well as for the elderly, pregnant women, and those who have chronic diseases. The regulator of

Abu Dhabi Ports signs virtual declaration to keep east-west trade open amid pandemic

ABU DHABI, In an effort to collaborate and keep trade flows open during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, Abu Dhabi Ports has joined 19 of the world’s leading port authorities in signing a first-of-its-kind virtual declaration. Hosted via video conference, the Ports Authorities Roundtable, PAR, Declaration calls on member ports to work together by allowing merchant

Abu Dhabi’s non-oil foreign merchandise trade hits AED37.1 bn in January, February

ABU DHABI, The value of non-oil foreign merchandise trade through Abu Dhabi ports hit AED37.1 billion in January and February, 2020, up 3.6 percent from AED35.8 bn during the comparable period last year, according to figures released by Abu Dhabi Statistics Centre (SCAD), on Sunday. Imports increased by 12.5 percent from AED17.11 bn to AED19.25