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UAE implements first lockdown to combat coronavirus on the historic district
Dubai imposed Tuesday (March 31). The first full lockdown of the UAE on a district housing the popular gold and spice markets of the Emirates. To disinfect the usually busy tourist and commercial area as part of efforts to curb coronavirus spread.
The United Arab Emirates has extended a daily overnight curfew to April 5. For a nationwide disinfection operation. But Dubai declared late on Monday that it would place a 24-hour curfew on Al Ras district for two weeks starting on Tuesday.
Pregnant expatriate Dubai stranded in the US returns to the UAE
The plight of Hannah O’Reilly as a pregnant resident of Dubai stuck in the United States due to COVID-19 travel restrictions caught widespread attention.
Now, thanks to UAE leadership, the 29-year-old is back and safe in the UAE after an earlier Gulf News report describing her plight caught the eye of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC).
UAE school party cuts tuition fees by 20% to support families
On Tuesday, at its Horizon English School and Horizon International School. The UAE school association Al Najah Education announced a 20% reduction in school fees. To support families navigate the tough times ahead.
In a statement the organization said it is “the first in the UAE to give parents a relief package”. Which will extend to all Year-groups for term three of the academic year 2019/2020.
The statement follows the UAE government’s announcement on Monday that the two-week e-learning period was extended to the end of the current academic year until June. All the UAE schools have shut down campuses and moved to e-learning to reduce coronavirus spread.
UAE group provides free online seminars on mental health
Another one of the UAE news. Tired of being confined at home, overwhelmed by distancing from society? Is there news coming to you about the COVID-19 pandemic? Well, you can now receive mental health advice free online.
Together with India’s psycho-social rehabilitation center, Cadambam, the UAE-based VPS Healthcare has launched an online mental health counseling service for all UAE expatriates 24/7.
Named VPS Cadambam’s Mind Chat, the online service will have qualified psychologists treating cases related to drug abuse, child and adolescent psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and adult psychiatry helping UAE residents deal with the stress they might have felt at the moment.
UAE brings 1,743 Emiratis back from different countries
Continuing on the UAE news. Since the outbreak of the global coronavirus pandemic. 1,743 Emiratis flew back to the UAE from different countries across the world. The Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre reported today.
According to Khaled Abdullah Humaid Belhoul, Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MOFAIC), they brought the people back through 39 evacuation operations and they schedule another 25 to be carried out over the next few days.
“The MOFAIC and its missions have reached out to Emiratis to test their conditions, and encourage their return from several countries,” said Belhoul.