COVID-19 Cases in UAE Reach 664 as 53 Cases and 1 Death Announced

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Ministry of Health and Prevention, on a Tuesday, reported 53 new confirmed cases in the UAE and the total number of infected persons with COVID-19 has risen to 664. This was shared in a post from the official Twitter account DHA on 31st March 2020.

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Aside from the new cases, DHA also reported 1 death which makes the total number of deaths in UAE to 6. Total recoveries are still at 61.

The nationalities of the 53 newly confirmed cases include:
1 from Algeria, Lebanon, Pakistan, Iran, Kuwait, Switzerland, Turkey, the Philippines, Italy, France, America
2 people from Egypt, Nepal,
3 people from Britain,
4 people from the Emirates, and
31 people From India

The newly reported death involved a 67-year-old Asian who suffered from a number of chronic diseases related to heart, blood pressure and diabetes, which complicated with the coronavirus.


Below is a post from the Dubai Health Authority with the March 31, 2020 updates:

dubai health authority covid cases uae march 31

Below is the Tweet from MOHAP:

Below is the full statement from the Ministry of Health and Prevention:

The Ministry of Health and Community Protection announced today the monitoring of 53 new cases of the emerging coronavirus (COFED-19), which were identified by examining contacts of previously announced infections, and they did not adhere to preventive measures and physical separation, in addition to related cases To travel abroad, bringing the number of diagnosed cases to 664.

The new cases are related to different nationalities, including one from Algeria, Lebanon, Pakistan, Iran, Kuwait, Switzerland, Turkey, the Philippines, Italy, France, America and two people from Egypt, Nepal, three people from Britain and four people from the Emirates “and thirty-one” people From India, all cases are stable and are subject to the necessary health care.

The ministry also announced the death of a 67-year-old injured Asian, and his infection with the virus coincided with his suffering from a number of chronic diseases related to heart, blood pressure and diabetes, which exposed him to complications that led to the death, bringing the total number of deaths in the country 6.

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.

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