UAE confirms first coronavirus case

UAE confirms first coronavirus case

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Abu Dhabi, Jan 29 (IANS) Authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday confirmed the first case of the deadly novel coronavirus in the country, which has so far killed 132 people in China, where the outbreak originated.

In a statement, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) said the case was detected in a member of a family who arrived in the UAE from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak, the Khaleej Times reported.

"The health condition of those infected are stable and they are currently under medical observation," it added.

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