Breaking News: 1 new death and 53 new cases of the outbreak have been announced by the UAE on a Tuesday evening – March 31, 2020. This brings the total reported cases in the UAE to 664. This announcement was by the Ministry of Health and Prevention. These new cases were infected as they did not adhere to preventive measures and social distancing, in addition to related cases of travelling abroad.
The total number of recoveries are still at 61 while the total number of deaths has reached 6.
53 New Cases – The nationalities of the 53 newly confirmed cases include: 1 from Algeria, Lebanon, Pakistan, Iran, Kuwait, Switzerland, Turkey, the Philippines, Italy, France, America and 2 people from Egypt, Nepal, 3 people from Britain and 4 people from the Emirates 31 people From India, all cases are stable and are subject to the necessary health care.
1 New Death – The tragic death belongs to a 67-year-old Asian who suffered from a number of chronic diseases related to heart, blood pressure and diabetes, which exposed him to complications that led to the death,
Total Number of Cases in UAE as of March 31, 2020
- Confirmed Cases – 664
- Recoveries – 61
- Deaths – 6
Below is a post from the Dubai Health Authority regarding this recent update:
— هيئة الصحة بدبي (@DHA_Dubai) March 31, 2020
The Ministry expressed its regret and sincere condolences and condolences to the families of the deceased and its wishes for recovery for all the injured, calling on community members to cooperate with health authorities, adhere to instructions and adhere to physical distance to ensure the health and safety of all.
The Ministry and the local health authorities recommended that community members adopt healthy behavior that helps protect individuals from infection, such as caring for hand hygiene and washing them well with soap and water, and covering the nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing to prevent the spread of germs and viruses.
The ministry also advised people with respiratory symptoms to avoid mixing in crowded places and councils, and called on the public to seek information from official sources and avoid spreading rumors.