“Emirates Today” newspaper broadcasts on its website and its social media pages, direct coverage of the media briefing on the developments of the Coronavirus and the health situation in the country, during which the Minister of Education Hussein Al Hammadi and the official spokesperson for the media briefing of the UAE government Omar Al Hammadi.
82,772 new tests were carried out, and 574 new cases of Covid-19 were detected, bringing the total number of infections recorded in the country to 70,805 cases.
No death was recorded during the past 24 hours, while 8,930 patients are still receiving treatment according to the followed health protocols.
Minister of Education Hussein Al-Hammadi: One million two hundred seventy thousand of our students have resumed studying in the different stages of education, by 130 thousand students in university education, and one million and forty thousand students in general education.
Hussein Al Hammadi: A package of integrated preventive measures has been developed that is followed inside and outside educational institutions to protect students, starting from home, passing by being on buses, reaching school and until they return safely to their homes.
Hussein Al-Hammadi: The application of a hybrid education system that mixes real learning with distance learning, and the students’ attendance will be temporary, so that the attendance rate is currently limited to 25% of those who want real education, and after two weeks it rises to 50% and then 75% to 100% of real education For interested students.
Hussein Al Hammadi: Providing means for monitoring and inspection in educational institutions, foremost of which is the activation of an operations room in the ministry, which operates 24 hours a day to ensure the implementation of the set plan and the commitment of all parties.
Omar Al-Hammadi: Maintaining good ventilation inside the home is important by opening windows, doors and air-conditioners. Poor ventilation in enclosed spaces can increase the chances of the virus spreading inside homes.
– Emirates Today (@emaratalyoum) September 1, 2020
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