WORLD UAE announces first case of novel coronaviru

WORLD

UAE announces first case of novel coronaviru

AFP

13:47, January 29, 2020

The United Arab Emirates announced Wednesday its first case of the new coronavirus, in a family from Wuhan, in what is thought to be the first confirmed case in the Middle East. 

"The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention announced a case of the new coronavirus affecting people from one family coming from the city of Wuhan in China," the state news agency WAM reported. 

It added in a statement that the health condition of those affected was stable and under medical monitoring.


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