UAE: The Ministry of Health and Prevention announced 460 new cases of COVID-19 in the UAE. The total cases of the UAE stand at 5,825. 61 recoveries were marked and the total number of recoveries marked 1,095.
Over 25,000 tests were conducted recently to detect the new cases. MoHAP also reported the deaths of two Asian nationals due to complications. The total death toll in the UAE is now 35.
Meanwhile, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, has assured the people of UAE that they will ‘overcome’ the ‘challenging’ coronavirus situation soon if they stay united.
Today I chaired a virtual meeting of the Supreme Committee for Crisis and Disaster Management in Dubai and was briefed on the committee’s efforts and coordination with government entities to ensure a robust mechanism in dealing with developments linked to COVID-19. pic.twitter.com/zzLlblPrMb
— Hamdan bin Mohammed (@HamdanMohammed) April 16, 2020