Dubai opens two more COVID-19 PCR testing centres

SourceGulf Today

The photo has been used for illustrative purposes. The DHA warned against the imposition of any extra fees such as express testing fees or fees for faster issuance of result, noting that the COVID-19 PCR test is limited to collecting a nasal swab in the DHA-licensed health facilities. On the other hand, it is for the health, safety and security of everyone if anyone who goes for a Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test, do the responsible act of self-isolation while practising all precautionary measures until guaranteed that he is not stricken with the dreadful persisting mutated SARS-CoV2-causing Novel Coronavirus (COVID19). The self-isolation is important as it is necessary or even mandatory since "this is crucial to protect your family and the community at large," said Dubai Health Authority (DHA)-Health Promotion and Education head Dr.

Hind Al Awadhi on Monday. In case of a negative PCR test, the close contacts must still exercise the full 10-day necessary self-quarantine. They are more...