UAE plans to test all citizens, residents for coronavirus

Following on from yesterday's article where I talked about the United Arab Emirates and its response to COVID-19 I'm posting this article from today's Arabian Business on the fact that the UAE is now undertaking mandatory testing for all citizens and residents.

Tue 21 Apr 2020 07:49 AM

UAE performed 25,795 tests and confirmed 484 new infections in the past 24 hours

The United Arab Emirates is widening the scope of coronavirus testing to cover all citizens and residents across the Gulf nation.

The country performed 25,795 tests and confirmed 484 new infections in the past 24 hours, Farida Al Hosani, the official spokesperson for the UAE health sector, said on TV on Monday.

Total coronavirus cases are now at 7,265, including 43 deaths.

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