The Dubai authorities has introduced that it’s going to reduce down the value of COVID-19 assessments within the emirate to AED 250, to encourage extra individuals to be examined. 

The Dubai Well being Authority (DHA) permitted the value adjustment of an elective Polymerase Chain Response nasal swab by over AED 100 on Sunday, September 13.

COVID-19 Swab Tests Now at AED 250 in Dubai

Now, Get a Swab Take a look at in Dubai for Solely AED 250

The choice follows the directive to all licensed private and non-private healthcare amenities providing PCR assessments in Dubai to scale back prices and encourage extra proactive medical examinations, The Nationwide reported.

According to this, the authority burdened that it will spare no effort in combating COVID-19 to make sure the protection of society.

The transfer is a precautionary and safety measure by the Dubai Well being Authority, following a current spike within the variety of reported circumstances of the virus. 

It additionally follows an analogous transfer taken by the nation’s largest healthcare supplier Abu Dhabi Well being Companies Firm, or Seha, to convey prices down from AED 370 to AED 250 throughout the emirate.

Seha introduced the choice final week, which got here into impact instantly throughout all its drive-through and walk-in take a look at websites.

The PCR take a look at can be utilized to enter Abu Dhabi from different emirates.

The Nationwide Emergency Disaster and Disasters Administration Authority introduced earlier final week {that a} detrimental PCR or diffractive section interferometry (DPI) laser take a look at end result from the earlier 48 hours is required to enter the Emirati capital.

The UAE has performed greater than 8.1 million COVID-19 assessments because the outbreak started as a part of a mass screening technique geared toward curbing the unfold of the virus.

Regardless of the nation’s exemplary efforts in curbing the unfold of the virus amongst communities, authorities are cautious of a “second wave” of an infection if residents is not going to successfully adjust to the measures set by the federal government.

To assist help the UAE authorities’s efforts in sustaining a comparatively low variety of new circumstances in native communities, residents are urged to acknowledge and abide by measures set in place. In any other case, strict penalties and fines can be utilized.

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