Passengers undergo thermal scanning on arrival at Singapore Changi Airport last week.
More than a thousand new cases a day around the world as a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, plus deaths in more than 15 countries. The spread of the disease
More than 570 people have been infected with the coronavirus across China and Wuhan, the city at the centre of the outbreak, has been placed under effective quarantine.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention announced a new case of Coronavirus infection in the country, and added that the patient was stable and under medical care.
The whole world is going through a horrible situation: number one, the fear of death because of coronavirus, plus unbearable losses to the world economy because of lockdown in many parts of the world.
The UAE authorities have been doing their best to protect one and all in the country from the deadly COVID-19 pandemic and the extension of the National Disinfection Programme until April 4 is an appropriate step that indicates nothing is left to chance in the fight against coronavirus.
In just a few short weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the vulnerability we share as a society. We’ve adopted drastic measures to attempt to prevent a tidal wave of sickness and death.
Here we are staring down the barrel of our second week on lockdown. I don’t know about you but thus far, I’m nothing but a big old bag of emotions. I only realised the emotional toll this new, weird, distanced way of life was having on me on Thursday night.