The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority has announced that the validity period for the Green Pass in UAE’s official Al Hossain App for Dubai-Covid-19 registration was reduced from 30 days to 14 days. This is a precautionary measure in light of the recent increase in daily covid rates.
All employees will be affected by the decision which takes effect on the 15th of each month. Employees in education must adhere to the decision starting at 20. To enter UAE government departments, venues, events, and functions, a Green Pass is required. Officials stated that they were instructed to tighten the controls on the validity and use of the Green Pass to ensure safety and health for all.
A spokesperson for NCEMA stated that all levels of the national system are working together to monitor communicable disease in the country as well as globally, and to keep track of any developments or indicators. Taher al-Amri stated. Recent years have seen a marked increase in Covid cases in many countries. He also pointed out that people should avoid moves that could pose a danger to society or public health.
A fine of Dh3,000 is imposed for failure to wear the mask
Al-Amri encouraged the public to wear masks in designated areas. Closed areas are not permitted without a mask. It is illegal to not wear a mask in closed areas. Public Prosecution Decision No. 38 of 2020 states that violators will be fined up to 3,000 dirhams. 38 of 2020, violators can be fined upto 3,000 dirhams
Some Covid victims were also found to have committed isolation violations. This poses a threat to community security. The spread of the virus is caused by irresponsibility.
Covid cases: More than 100 percent increase
The country has seen a marked increase in the number Covid cases every day. It grew by more than 100 per cent in a matter of weeks. The hospital also saw an increase in the number of patients admitted.
Daily patients increased from 450 to 1,300 yesterday (13). After January, when the average number of patients was more than 3,000 per day, the April patient count dropped to 200. The number of patients was steadily increasing.
Online course for Covid positive students
Abu Dhabi: Online classes have been resumed by some private schools for Covid-positive students. This is in response to an Abu Dhabi Department of Education directive that positive students shouldn’t miss classes. This proposal is to allow students with serious illnesses to access e-learning. All students in Abu Dhabi have been attending school since April. The school admitted only those who had a negative certificate. The school offers a free Covid exam if requested. Parents were asked not to send their sick children to school.