Indian Expat in UAE diagnosed with Coronavirus

Indian Expat in UAE diagnosed with Coronavirus

With increasing cases of the deadly coronavirus around the world, another Indian national has been found to be infected with coronavirus in the latest case of virus infection in the UAE, Ministry of Health and Prevention has announced on Monday.

The Indian national had interacted with a recently diagnosed person, the Ministry said. This brings the total number of 2019-nCoV cases detected in the country to eight.

“All reported cases are in stable condition, except for one case, who is being put under close observation by a team of senior consultants at the Intensive Care Unit,” a statement by the Ministry said.

“We assure members of the community that we are taking all adequate preventive measures including check-ups and observation of the patients’ escorts,” it added.

The recovery procedure for the patients is also in place supervised by the best doctors and state of the art facility. Earlier this week, the UAE also announced that one of the infected patients, a 73-year-old Chinese national, Liu Yujia, had recovered from the infection.

This Indian case is added to the already of which six of the patients in the UAE have been Chinese nationals. One of the cases pertains to a Filipino.