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The Ministry of Health and Prevention has denied reports that the guests of two quarantined hotels left without doing the necessary health checks.
In a statement released on Monday, the Ministry affirmed that it was taking all necessary procedures for investigating, examining and following up with contacts, within the framework of its precautionary measures in cooperation with health authorities in the country, and in accordance with the international standards of the World Health Organisation (WHO).
The Ministry urged citizens and residents to receive news from official sources, not to circulate rumours and misinformation, and to follow social media channels of official agencies and accredited media.
DoH urged the public to rely only on official sources when dealing with all news related to the novel virus.
The two new patients who had recovered were also Chinese citizens, a 41-year old man, and his son, who was eight years of age, the ministry said.
The announcement follows the directives issued by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
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