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Dr Jamal Al Kaabi, undersecretary of the Department of Health, said the emirate had greatly bolstered its patient capacity to meet the challenges posed by the virus.
He said Abu Dhabi now has a greater understanding of the threat it poses to public health.
He said the focus was on ensuring hospital beds were available to treat Covid-19 patients.
“We are fully prepared. While we were previously learning about the nature of the virus, we've come a long way and today we have a greater understanding of its tactics and changing mutations. We are more than prepared,” Dr Al Kaabi told The National.
“In 2020, it was all about striking fast. Right now, the virus is spreading really fast and less severe. Previously, it did not spread as fast but was more severe.”
Abu Dhabi has trebled its number of hospital beds and increased those in intensive care units by 300 per cent during the pandemic and has six field hospitals in place to ease the strain on health services.
The emergence of the highly contagious Omicron variant has caused a worldwide surge in infections.
The UAE's Covid-19 new case numbers have remained above 2,500 every day this year, having fallen to below 50 in early December.
However, Dr Al Kaabi said that the majority of the latest cases were asymptomatic.