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Journalists wait outside the coronavirus-hit cruise ship Diamond Princess at the Daikoku Pier cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo.
The unidentified man is the first Briton to die from the illness.
Another five Japanese nationals died on the Diamond Princess cruise ship while more than 700 others on the vessel tested positive for the disease.
The ministry confirmed the man's nationality and death on Friday without giving further details.
All passengers have now left the ship, according to its operator.
"The scenario of the coronavirus reaching multiple countries, if not all countries around the world, is something we have been looking at and warning against since quite a while."
Authorities concerned affirmed that the UAE is cooperating with competent Iranian authorities to facilitate the operation as per operating systems and procedures and to ensure the safety of visitors and those responsible for the evacuation operations.
The decision comes a day after two cases of coronavirus were reported in Pakistan. Both the infected people had recently visited Iran, where the number of people affected by the virus has grown drastically in the past few days. Health officials have said both were "stable."
A city in China's Hubei province, the epicentre of the global coronavirus epidemic, will pay residents as much as 10,000 yuan ($1,425.96) if they proactively report symptoms of the illness and it is confirmed after testing.Qianjiang, a city of around one million people located about 150km from the stricken provincial capital of Wuhan, has reported a total of 197 cases so far and is stepping up efforts to ensure its infected people are confined and treated.
"The aim is to ensure that there are qualified leaders who are able to continue the process of building in the same spirit and with the same leadership culture," Sheikh Mohammed tweeted.
It has the capability to store vaccines and other pharmaceutical products at a range of up to -80 degree as it is equipped with temperature and humidity systems monitored digitally via a control dashboard.
After the funeral prayers, Begum Akhtar's body was taken to Jati Umra estate, where she was laid to rest next to the grave of her husband, Muhammad Sharif.
The air ambulance of the Abu Dhabi Police’s aviation department transported an injured Asian man to Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City for treatment.