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UAE Ministry of Health & Prevention: “General Health Situation is not a Cause of Concern”

The Ministry of Health and Prevention is working around the clock to immediately report any new cases of the new coronavirus. The novel coronavirus originated in Wuhan province of China and has claimed the lives of over 132 people and infected thousands globally.

Also Read: 6 Tips to Prevent Coronavirus

While they have confirmed that a Chinese family of 4 in the UAE have been infected, the ministry says that they have taken “all the necessary precautions in accordance with the scientific recommendations, conditions and standards approved by the World Health Organisation.” and they have also emphasized that the general health condition is not a cause for concern.”

Below is the Tweet from MoHaP:

UAE MoHaP announces patients positive for coronavirus are in “stable condition”

The first case of coronavirus was diagnosed in Chinese citizens from Wuhan city, China. Meanwhile, the health condition of those infected is stable and under medical observation. The Ministry of Health and Prevention is working around the clock to immediately report any new cases. – says the Tweet from @MoHaP.

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Below is another Tweet from the Ministry of Health and Prevention stating that they have contained the coronavirus according to the internationally approved precautions:

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wash hands regularly and maintain good personal hygiene.

How to Prevent Coronavirus

We are glad that the UAE is working to combat the spread of the coronavirus. It is important as well from our side as residents to do our part in ensuring that we remain alert and vigilant. Let us all do our part in taking precautionary measures in preventing this outbreak:

  1. Wash your hands regularly.
  2. Avoid contact with animals.
  3. Avoid people who have cough and cold symptoms.
  4. Always cover your mouth when coughing or sneezing.
  5. Drink lots of water.
  6. Make sure that food is cooked properly.
  7. Maintain good personal hygiene at all times.
  8. Consult a health facility if cough and cold symptoms persist (especially if you traveled from Wuhan, China).

Please stay safe everyone and let’s all take care of our health!

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