The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) announced 63 new confirmed cases in the UAE and the total number of infected persons with COVID-19 has risen to 468. This was announced by post from the official Twitter account of @UAEGov on 28th March 2020.
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The nationalities of the 63 new cases include:
1 person each from Kyrgyzstan, Somalia, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Syria;
2 from each of Afghanistan, Kuwait, and Nepal;
3 from each of Egypt;
4 from Britain;
6 from Pakistan;
8 from UAE, and
30 people from India.
Below is the Tweet from official Twitter account @UAEGov regarding the new cases:
Dr. Al Hosani announced 63 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 468 in the UAE. The cases are in a stable condition and are undergoing treatment. #UAEGov
— UAEGov (@uaegov) March 28, 2020
Below is the updated number of cases as per Tweet by MOHAP
آخر الإحصائيات حول إصابات فيروس كورونا المستجد (كوفيد 19) في الإمارات
The latest update of Coronavirus (Covid 19) in the UAE#خلك_في_البيت#ملتزمون_يا_وطن#فيروس_كورونا_المستجد #كوفيد19#وزارة_الصحة_ووقاية_المجتمع_الإمارات#stayhome#coronavirus#covid19#mohap_uae pic.twitter.com/tTCfoHHsjj
— وزارة الصحة ووقاية المجتمع الإماراتية – MOHAP UAE (@mohapuae) March 28, 2020
National Disinfection Program Extended
On another note, people are advised to continue staying at home while a national sterilization program takes place where the UAE are cleaning and disinfecting public utilities, Dubai Metro.
The original date was only for 3 days. But the schedule has been extended until April 4 -Saturday (end on April 5 – Sunday at 6am). Everyone is advised to stay home during 8pm to 6am and those who will go out need to get a permit to do so. Please visit: www.move.gov.ae
Below is a Tweet from Dubai Media Office regarding this recent update:
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) March 28, 2020
We advise everyone to follow the rules of the government as we’re all in this together to combat the spread of the virus.