Coronavirus: UAE reports another 15 cases, taking the total to 113

Coronavirus: UAE reports another 15 cases, taking the total to 113

18 Mar 2020

COVID-19 updates

The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHaP, announced 15 new cases of COVID-19, on Tuesday, bringing to 113 the total infection tally in the UAE.

The ministry said that the newly confirmed cases are all in a stable condition and receiving all required healthcare services.

They belong to different nationalities, including one individual each from Kyrgyzstan, Serbia, Italy, the Netherlands, Australia, Germany, USA, Greece, Russia, Ukraine, and Bangladesh, in addition to two persons each from Britain and Spain.

All those in close contact with the confirmed cases are being screened to avert spreading of the disease and ensure public safety. 

The Ministry advised the public to follow preventative health and personal hygiene protocols to prevent the spread of the disease and to read the awareness instructions, available on its website and the official websites of health authorities in the UAE and refrain from spreading rumours.