We owe a huge thanks to healthcare workers on the front line in the midst of Coronavirus, and HH Sheikh Mohammed released a heartfelt tribute honouring them for World Health Day.
Sheikh Mohammed shares a touching tribute to healthcare workers for World Health Day
Today marks World Health Day, a time to thank and appreciate all the doctors, nurses, hospital staff and medical workers working round the clock during these challenging times in the wake of Coronavirus. To honour their sacrifices, Emir of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum tweeted a heartwarming tribute praising the UAE’s healthcare providers for “risking their lives to save people” and “staying up all night so others can sleep safely.” Check it out:
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed salutes healthcare workers on World Health Day
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed released a message of gratitude for healthcare workers to mark World Health Day too, saluting them for “their support and care that gives us the hope for a healthier tomorrow.”
ICYMI: A popular Dubai hotel chain is offering free staycations to health workers
Meanwhile, UAE-based businesses are showing their appreciation for doctors and medical workers with freebies up for grabs. Recently, we reported one of Dubai’s prominent hoteliers, JA Resorts is giving a whopping 1,000 staycations for free along with complimentary breakfast. Applications are open till 30th April, and selected applicants can avail the offer until December 2020.
New Coronavirus drive-thru centre in Dubai
In time for World Health Day, Dubai opened a new Coronavirus testing centre in Oud Metha’s Al Nasr Club, and it’s now open to the public. Residents can visit between 8 am-6:30 pm through the week and don’t need to head out of their car. It’s a free-of-charge test and results will be sent within two days.
283 new Coronavirus cases in the UAE
One of the biggest single-day increases, 283 new Coronavirus cases were confirmed by the UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), taking the total tally to a staggering 2,359. On the brighter side, 19 patients have recovered from the pandemic.
(Featured photograph credit: Dubai Media Office)