Ajman Statistics and Competitiveness Center: awareness of Ajman population on Corona virus symptoms exceeds 95%. In the context of Ajman Government's keenness on the integrity and health of the society members and following-up their responses to the guidelines and precautionary actions taken to curb the spread of the virus, Ajman Statistics and Competitiveness Center developed and conducted a survey on the awareness on the novel Corona virus (COVID-19) and the ways of prevention and combating the virus spread in Ajman within the period from the 2nd to the 10th of April, via the channels of social media and the text messages in Arabic, English and Urdu. Dr. Hagar Al Hobaishi, the executive director of Ajman Statistics and Competitiveness Center emphasized that this survey is a part of the consolidated government efforts exerted to maintain the health and integrity of the society members, to ensure work continuity and efficiency and to support the government's preventive efforts to combat the spread of this global pandemic. She also stressed that the main objective of the survey is to measure the society members' awareness on the novel Corona virus (COVID-19) disease, the preventive methods and the ways to combat its spread, as well as understanding the measures of movement restriction and the importance thereof to maintain the society health and integrity.
Dr. Al Hobaishi indicated that in the context of this survey, Ajman Statistics and Competitiveness Center received several valuable suggestions that are in line with the initiatives of the UAE government and Ajman emirate. Most prominent suggestions are about conducting a comprehensive, free of charge medical examination for the families having children or senior persons, the provision of medical examination for the vulnerable individuals, such as divorced women and widows and the provision of close following-up of the workers' camps. Dr. Al Hobaishi also confirmed that the government has not ignored these suggestions, but they will be considered and applied on the ground at this time. The survey, in which 1375 persons participated, included a sample of a number of the society members, nationals and expatriates , males and females in Ajman emirat.