YEMEN Press Agency

First case of coronavirus registered in UAE

SANAA, Jan. 29 (YPA) – The UAE Ministry of Health and Community Protection has announced that the fist coronavirus has been registered for a person  from one family coming from Wuhan, China, according to the official WAM news agency.

According to the Ministry, the health condition of the infected person is stable and under medical observation.

The Ministry confirmed that, in coordination with health authorities and stakeholders in the state, it had taken the necessary precautionary measures in accordance with the scientific recommendations, conditions and standards adopted by the World Health Organization, and that the overall health situation was not a cause for concern.

The ministry stressed that the epidemiological investigation centers in the UAE, are working around the clock to report any cases of the virus early, stressing that the health system in the country is working efficiently and the ministry is following the situation closely to ensure the health and safety of all.