UAE real-time news

UAE ministry warns smokers about Covid-19 risks (source — 30/05/2020 12:54:02

The ministry has sounded caution about the illegal ways tobacco companies use to promote E-cigarettes as less harmful products.

Combating coronavirus: Is your back-to-work roadmap ready in UAE? (source — 30/05/2020 05:23:14

Face masks, temperature checks, social distancing have come to define this return to work.

Coronavirus: Indian expats seek special flights to Maharashtra from UAE (source — 30/05/2020 05:15:35

'We have some 450 jobless people, 35 pregnant cases, medical emergencies and those stuck on visit visa'

Dubai’s Public Beaches Reopen After Two-Month Closure Due to Coronavirus (source — 29/05/2020 23:25:07

Public beaches in Dubai reopened on May 29, over two months after they were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, news reports said. Beaches and other public areas were closed in late March by Emira...

Coronavirus: Chartered India flights repatriate over 1,500 workers from UAE (source — 29/05/2020 22:10:09

'Nine such charters have taken 1,568 workers home in three days'

Coronavirus: First chartered flight to Mangalore to depart from UAE on June 1 (source — 29/05/2020 21:37:23

Consul General of India confirmed the reports, and said, the flight will carry home a total of 180 passengers.

Covid-19: UAE's Indian volunteers rush to help Pakistani woman in emergency (source — 29/05/2020 20:56:11

Her husband, a truck driver, got stranded in Oman after the borders closed as a Covid precautionary measure.

UAE reports 638 new Covid-19 cases, 412 recoveries (source — 29/05/2020 10:59:08

The UAE now leads in mass testing per million people and has conducted more than two million tests.

UAE fights coronavirus: No. 1 in mass testing with over 2 million tests (source — 29/05/2020 06:07:58

The country is testing an average of 213,636 people in a million.

UAE leads in mass Covid-19 testing per million people (source — 29/05/2020 06:07:58

The country is testing an average of 213,636 people in a million.

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