UAE real-time news

Take Covid test to avoid paid quarantine in India, UAE expats urged (source — 10/08/2020 14:56:59

The move was undertaken to relieve the financial pressure of a paid quarantine on passengers.

Combating coronavirus: Covid-19 test, 96-hour visa must for sailors to enter UAE (source — 09/08/2020 21:00:00

Seafarers would need to obtain a 96-hour entry visa and undertake Covid-19 tests to enter the country.

Four new Dh50 Covid-19 test centres open in UAE (source — 09/08/2020 20:12:37

One of the centres will open in Fujairah and one in Ras Al Khaimah.

Fake job alert: UAE police warn jobseekers amid Covid-19 (source — 09/08/2020 15:26:33

The UAE law punishes people convicted of online crimes with jail sentences of not less than a year and up to Dh1 million.

UAE reports 239 Covid-19 cases, 230 recoveries, no deaths (source — 08/08/2020 12:13:19

The new cases were identified after conducting additional 63,792 tests.

UAE reports 239 Covid-19 cases, 230 recoveries (source — 08/08/2020 12:13:19

The authorities have urged residents to practise social distancing and avoid gatherings.

Coronavirus: 37 Indian nurses choose to stay in UAE after battling Covid-19 (source — 07/08/2020 22:00:00

The nurses, both men and women who are working across specialities, have been offered jobs at the Aster Mankhool Hospital in Dubai.

UAE reports 216 Covid-19 cases, 276 recoveries, 2 deaths (source — 07/08/2020 11:09:08

The new cases were identified after conducting additional 61,978 tests.

30% increase in Covid-19 cases among UAE citizens: Minister (source — 06/08/2020 20:00:18

Al Owais urges residents to continue to practice social distancing norms and all other Covid-19 guidelines.

5,000th volunteer vaccinated in UAE Covid-19 vaccine trials (source — 06/08/2020 17:31:39

The ongoing phase three trial is open to all residents across the UAE.

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death