COVID-19 testing is key to maintain the health and well-being of the community
3 May, 2020: The Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH), the regulator of the healthcare sector in the emirate has confirmed that Coronavirus test is one of the key steps to curbing the spread of the virus and one of the most influential preventative measures to maintain the health and well-being of the community. This drove all the relevant entities to come together to further expand the scale of Coronavirus screening services and ensure its availability and easy access to all members of the community.
DoH has stated that the Coronavirus test is available for free in healthcare facilities across the emirate for people who are showing signs or symptoms of COVID-19, as well as for the elderly, pregnant women, and those who have chronic diseases. Testing is available to the wider members of the community who are looking to check up on their health status and confirm they are virus free, for a cost of AED 370 as previously set, covering only the examination.