Home News 16-Year-Old Student is New COVID-19 Case in UAE, says Dubai Health Authority

16-Year-Old Student is New COVID-19 Case in UAE, says Dubai Health Authority

The Dubai Health Authority has announced that a 16-year-old student of an Indian school in Dubai has tested positive for the new coronavirus (COVID-19). This was announced via post from the official Twitter account of the Dubai Health Authority.

Also Read: BREAKING: UAE suspends all schools for a month due to COVID-19

The Dubai Health Authority mentions that the infection was contracted from the student’s parent who had travelled overseas. They are working closely with the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and have issued instructions for classes in the school to be suspended. The school is being sanitized as per international best practices in preventive measures against the coronavirus.

student new covid-19 case

Based on this latest announcement, the total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the UAE has reached 28.

  • 28 Reported COVID-19 Cases
  • 5 Recovered
  • 0 Deaths

Please be advised as we wait for the official announcement from the Ministry of Health and Prevention on how many total confirmed cases there are in the UAE.

Below are posts from DHA regarding the new case:

In another Tweet, the Dubai Health Authority is also working closely with the Ministry of Health and Prevention and other authorities to take counter measures against the disease in accordance with World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendations and standards.

We're on YouTube!
Please subscribe to the Dubai OFW YouTube Channel for updates and tips!

Get FREE Dubai Updates by entering your email address:

Don't forget to check your email to activate your subscription!

Subscribe to Dubai OFW on YouTube

Custom Search

JOBS in Dubai
Al Tayer Group - Emirates - Hilton Hotel - Emaar - Apple Inc. - Chalhoub Group - Marriott - Al Futtaim Group - Jumeirah Group - Hyatt Hotel - Damac Properties - Du Telecom - Mashreq Bank - Atlantis, The Palm - Ritz-Carlton Hotel - Alshaya Group - Facebook UAE - Dell - Microsoft UAE - Dubai Airports - Rivoli Group - Rotana Hotels - Souq.com - IBM - Chowking UAE - Dubai Health Authority - Motorola Solutions -CISCO - Lenovo -Mubadala Petroleum - DEWA 

JOBS in Abu Dhabi
Hyatt Hotel - Apple Inc. - Chalhoub Group - Al Futtaim Group - Marriott - Jumeirah Group - Hilton Hotel - Al Tayer Group - Ritz-Carlton Hotel - Abu Dhabi Airports - EMC - Rotana Hotels - Alshaya Group - CISCO - Mashreq Bank - IBM - Etihad Airways