UAE Health Ministry Confirms There Will Be No Lockdown Or Curfew Amid The Rising Covid-19 Cases

UAE Health Ministry
by Yogita Chainani
by Yogita Chainani 3030

Coronavirus pandemic cases are on the rise across the globe. The US, India and Brazil are the top three countries to be affected the most by the spread of the virus. When it comes to the UAE, there’s a sudden increase in the case across the country as well. However, The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority, (NCEMA) have confirmed that amid the rise in the numbers- there’ll be no curfew or lockdowns imposed in the country. 

NCEMA Notifies If the Cases Keep On Increasing Public and Private Schools Will Be Shut For 14 Days 

The NCEMA won’t be imposing a lockdown but has urged the UAE residents to be on alert at times. It is continually reminding the citizens to not only rely on negative COVID-19 cases since the positive numbers are also increasing every day. Furthermore, NCEMA has notified that public and private schools will be shut for 14 days straight if any COVID-19 cases are detected.

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62 Per cent Infected People Are Male, 38 Per cent Are Female 

NCEMA has tweeted that 88 per cent of covid-19 cases is because of the large gathering. And 12 percent of the new cases are from those arriving in the country from overseas. In terms of statistics, 62 percent of all infected people are male, and 38 percent are female. 

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In a special press briefing on COVID-19 updates in UAE, Dr Farida Al Hosani, spokesperson for the health sector in the UAE, communicated to the public a message from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, saying:

“People in the UAE are smart people, they understand our messages, and they comply with our recommendations.”

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Active Cases In The Country Stand At 8,568

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) have confirmed 930 new cases in the UAE as of September 10. Total active numbers as of now stand at 8,568. Hence, the government is urging citizens to take the necessary precautions to maintain their health while following all the rules. 

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