UAE Ministry of Health

News Update: COVID-19: Disinfection drive extended to 24 hours in Dubai

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Strict measures in place to restrict movement in Dubai to curb spread of coronavirus

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The measures will be effective from 8pm on Saturday, April 4, 2020 for a period of two weeks, subject to renewal.
  • Individuals will not be allowed to leave the house, except for essential purposes or if they are working in vital sectors exempted from the restrictions.
  • All people leaving home should wear a mask, gloves and ensure they keep a safe distance from others.
  • Source: Gulf News

News update: New ‘Stay Home’ App launched by DoH to reinforce self-quarantine procedures

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ABU DHABI, 3rd April, 2020 (WAM) — The Department of Health – Abu Dhabi, DoH, has launched a new smartphone application “Stay Home” that ensures people requested to self-quarantine adhere to mandatory quarantine requirements.

Designed to protect both those in self-quarantine and the community, the app ensures they do not come into contact with other people during their quarantine period, thereby maximising the benefit of self-quarantine procedures.

The app is part of the Department’s constant commitment to limiting the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, and is among the series of comprehensives measures and preventative actions taken to safeguard the health and safety of the community.

The “Stay Home” app will enable the Department to stay informed of the whereabouts of people who are in mandatory home quarantine, determine their location and ensure that the conditions of the quarantine are not violated in the best interests of them, their families and society at large.

The “Stay Home” app can be downloaded through Google Play and the Apple Store. Every person asked to self-quarantine at home will get a username and password to be able to use the app. The app then sends alerts that inform users to stay within the range of movement allowed during the quarantine period.

Source: WAM

UAE Ministry of Health Updates

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