Abu Dhabi conducts 5,000-10,000 imported RT-PCR tests daily
The Abu Dhabi health authorities said that laboratories in the emirate have been processing 5,000 -10,000 imported PCR samples a day. The Department of Health – Abu Dhabi said on that the results of those tests are provided to multiple countries within 24 hours.
The department said that the Emirate has allocated “world-class laboratories” to test the samples with the support of Etihad Airways.
These modern laboratories are being used to analyse samples collected from outside the UAE, the Department said.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Hamed. Chairman of Department of Health – Abu Dhabi said that this decision is part of UAE’s initiative in the global fight against the pandemic.
“Today, the carrying capacity of our health institutions is being strengthened with the highest international quality standards for the service of humanity,until we get out of this global crisis,” he said.
The UAE has conducted more than 29 million COVID-19 tests on more than 9.5 million people in the UAE. (TDT)