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UAE ready to extend all support to China to fight coronavirus: Sheikh Mohamed

Staff Report/Dubai
Filed on January 26, 2020 | Last updated on January 26, 2020 at 07.05 pm
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As many as 56 people have died since the outbreak.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Sunday tweeted that the UAE was closely monitoring the coronavirus situation in China and was ready to extend all support

"We're closely following the Chinese government's efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus. We're confident in their ability to overcome this crisis. The UAE is ready to provide all support to China and cooperate with the international community to tackle this virus," Sheikh Mohamed tweeted.

Earlier today, the UAE health minister confirmed that no case of coronavirus infection had been found in the UAE, and that all necessary precautions have been taken to protect the country from the disease.

As many as 56 people have died and nearly 2,000 infected in China since the coronavirus outbreak.

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