Pinay under medical watch in Abu Dhabi

February 08, 2020

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday said a Filipina suspected to have been afflicted with the novel corona virus (nCoV) in Abu Dhabi is under observation.

Through the Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi, the DFA said that it will fully coordinate with UAE health authorities on the case of the Filipino.

According to a report that came out yesterday from the Emirates Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), the concerned Filipino is under observation and is being given the necessary medical care in accordance with the highest standards in the UAE, the DFA said.

The Embassy reminded all Filipinos in the UAE to always follow the hygiene protocols of the MoHAP and the World Health Organization (WHO).

Also, the public is advised to only get their information from UAE health authorities and not to post or share in social media and digital messaging any unverified information.