UAE COVID-19: 2 patients recover and 6 new cases are confirmed


The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, has announced that two coronavirus patients in the UAE have recovered, while 6 new cases have been confirmed.

The six new cases, who have been screened through the ministry’s ongoing early reporting system, are of different nationalities, including four Iranians, one Chinese and one Bahraini, all of whom had come to the UAE from Iran before the recent travel ban.

It brings to 19 the number of reported cases, five of whom have been cured so far from the COVID-19.

The two who have recovered are 36-year-old and 37-year-old Chinese citizens,who were treated in UAE hospitals. 

The first belongs to the Chinese family who initially tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the UAE.

A total of 28 people, who were in close contact with the previously confirmed cases, have been screened and all preemptive measures are being taken to prevent the spread of the virus.

The ministry has advised the public to adopt protective measures to avoid infectious diseases, including washing hands with soap and clean water, and covering the mouth when coughing or sneezing to stop the spread of germs and viruses.

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