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27 February, 2020

Members of the Indian Community in the United Arab Emirates are hereby advised to follow the Coronavirus Awareness Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health and Prevention of the Government of United Arab Emirates.

Ways to prevent the disease

  • Avoid animals (alive or dead), animal markets and products that come from animals (such as uncooked meat)

  • Avoid close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness

  • Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

  • Use a hand sanitizer, if soap and water are not available

  • Cover coughs and sneezes with tissues

  • Do not travel if you develop any illness symptoms.

In case any medical support or information is required, please contact

  • Ministry of Health & Prevention at 042301000

  • Dubai Health Authority at 800342

2. The Consulate may also be contacted for further information at 00971 4 3971222 / 00971 4 3971333.

3. Members of the Indian community are advised to also keep track of Consulate’s social media accounts (Twitter: @cgidubai; Facebook: @IndianConsulate.Dubai; Instagram: india_in_dubai) for updates on the evolving situation.

4. Separately, the Government of India has also issued advisories to its nationals to refrain from travel to China as well as all non-essential travel to the Republic of Korea, Iran, Italy and Singapore.