Dubai Crown Prince establishes centre for COVID-19 control
The total number of COVID-19 cases in the UAE has risen to 611 – including 41 new cases – with a total of 5 fatalities
The Crown Prince of Dubai and chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has issued the Executive Council 's Resolution No 18 of 2020 establishing the Centre for Coronavirus Control under the chairmanship of Dr Amer Ahmed Al Sharif.
The centre will include representatives from the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), among other relevant authorities in the emirate.
It will be mandated to prepare strategic plans and recommendations to combat pandemics, including COVID-19, and develop a rapid intervention plan in coordination with competent bodies in the public and private sectors.
The UAE government has also announced the full recovery of three patients, according to state-run news agency, Wam.