COVID-19 Cases in UAE Reach 468, National Disinfection Program Extended

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:

covid-cases-uae-march-28Below is the updated number of cases as per Tweet by MOHAP

coronavirus updates uae march 28
Image: Ministry of Health and Prevention

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:

UAE National Disinfection Program Extended
Image: Dubai Media Office

Below is a Tweet from Dubai Media Office regarding this recent update:

We advise everyone to follow the rules of the government as we’re all in this together to combat the spread of the virus.

Disclaimer: is an informational site only and should serve as a guide. For updated details and policies, always contact proper authorities for assistance. If you are facing challenges at your work, please contact the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) or previously known as UAE Ministry of Labour for guidance. You may also seek help from a lawyer regarding your case.

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