Citizens of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are showing their commitment to stamping out the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) that is currently sweeping the globe. staying home to follow the Wuhan steps fighting coronavirus
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) and the Ministry of Interior (MOI) have asked everyone to stay in their homes to prevent the contagion from spreading further.
UAE is Learning from Wuhan
Many countries across the globe are entering pandemic lockdowns to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. Something different is happening in China though.
The first cases of COVID-19 discovered in Wuhan, which is the capital city of the Hubei Province in China.
People in Wuhan were quarantined for a two month period, the lockdown was essential to stop the spread of the virus. Now they are finally beginning to return to their normal lives.
The quarantine proved to be an effective measure against the spread of COVID-19. Chinese authorities reported that the number of newly infected cases have been dropping since February.
The Chinese government reacted swiftly to the viral outbreak. Additional healthcare facilities rapidly put in place to take care of the sick.
How the UAE is applying the lessons learned in Wuhan.
Medical facilities prepared for the eventuality of an epidemic level outbreak.
A national sterilization program is taking place across the entire UAE.
People quarantined and asked not to leave their homes unless it is for emergency purposes, medical supplies or to buy food.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched a campaign to thank first-line defenders against the Coronavirus. The #ThankYouHeroes campaigns honour the dedication of all those working to prevent the spread of the viral outbreak.