The Middle Eastern country has so far identified 59 cases
Two Bangladeshi nationals have been found infected with the novel coronavirus in the United Arab Emirates.
The country’s health ministry on Monday announced that they have recorded 14 new coronavirus cases, including the two Bangladeshis, reports Reuters quoting state news agency WAM.
Of the new cases, four were Emiratis, three Italians, two each from Bangladesh and Nepal, and one each from Russia, Syria and India, WAM reported citing the health ministry.
So far, the UAE has identified a total of 59 people diagnosed with the Covid-19, a new strain of coronavirus that has killed so far more than 3,800 people worldwide.
Since the outbreak started in China’s Wuhan city at the end of December last year, the virus has infected over 111,000 people around the world, according to worldometer, while more than 62,000 patients made recovery.
The virus has affected 109 countries and territories, including Bangladesh, and one international conveyance (the Diamond Princess cruise ship harboured in Yokohama, Japan) around the world since last December.
Bangladesh on Sunday confirmed three coronavirus cases for the first time.
Since last month, a number of Bangladeshi nationals were also found infected with the virus in several other countries.