Two Nepalis tested positive for coronavirus in UAE

Published On: March 9, 2020 06:35 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, March 9: Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) of the United Arab Emirates confirmed fourteen new cases of coronavirus on Monday, including two Nepalis. 

With this, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in the country has reached 59.

In a statement, the health ministry said the COVID-19 positive cases include four Emiratis, three Italians, two Bangladeshis, a Russian, an Indian and a Syrian national.

It added that the latest cases were discovered following an "active and continuous investigation" and examining those who came in contact with previously confirmed infected individuals who were quarantined.

However, the details about the infected patients have not been revealed yet. 

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