The United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities on Friday banned its residents from travelling to 14 international locations, together with India and Pakistan, in a significant step to include the unfold of the coronavirus.
The UAE’s Ministry of Overseas Affairs and Worldwide Cooperation (MOFAIC) and the Nationwide Emergency Disaster and Catastrophe Administration Authority (NCEMA) introduced that its residents are banned from visiting India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Namibia, Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Liberia, South Africa, and Nigeria.
“The UAE’s diplomatic missions, emergency affairs, official delegations, and already-authorized trade and technical representatives in the above countries are exempted from this decision,” an announcement issued by means of the UAE’s official news company WAM stated.
On Thursday, 1,675 new instances of COVID-19 had been reported within the UAE, whereas eight individuals died. On July 1, the full variety of instances within the UAE was 6,34,582, whereas a complete of 1,819 individuals had died.