UAE Covid: Doctors explain why new infections are more than recoveries
ashwani Kumar | Khaleej Times
Filed on 2021-05-09
April registered the lowest number of new Covid-19 cases this year after the highs recorded in January and February. However, since April 10, the number of new infections has been more than recoveries – a pattern seen for the first time this year in the UAE.
But medical experts assured the trend must be viewed as a positive development of the nation bending the Covid curve with a steady number of low cases largely remaining between 1,700 to 2,200.
More than 95,700 new Covid cases were reported in January, 87,900 in February, 69,900 in March and 58,700 in April. Dr Prasanna Kumar, critical care specialist at Medeor Hospital in Dubai, pointed out that with a high number of cases in the first few months, many patients are still recovering, which explains the comparatively lowe ...