Handling the COVID-19 outbreak

This section provides detailed information on how the UAE Government handled the situation since the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 in the UAE in March 2020. You will find information about the governmental efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 and to maintain continuity of businesses and education.


Registering Emiratis overseas for evacuation

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation urges Emirati citizens who are abroad and wish to return to the UAE to register through the platform dedicated to this purpose. Emiratis who register will be included in the plan to be evacuated to the UAE.

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Weqaya – for information and consultation on COVID-19

Weqaya provides latest news, official announcements and statements on the pandemic of COVID-19. It also contains videos that educate the public on healthy practices and preventive measures to take in light of the spread of COVID-19. You can also send in your queries relating to your health around COVID-19 and get answers from medical experts.

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Government services around-the-clock

Get all eServices of the UAE Government around-the-clock from one platform. Whether you are using a desktop, a laptop or a smart device, you will be able get the service you need, at the time you need. About 34 entities provide their services through the one-stop-shop platform. Click on the link below to visit the platform.

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COVID-19 news

Read the latest news coverage and updates about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 on the website of the UAE’s official news agency, Emirates News Agency (WAM). WAM has allocated a separate section to cover all national and global updates related to COVID-19.

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Stay home and shop online

In an effort to help people stay home to curb the spread of COVID-19, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority has compiled a list of online shopping applications. These apps will help you get essential supplies, food and medicine without leaving your home. Download the list via the link below.

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UAE COVID-19 updates

National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) is the federal entity responsible for the safety of the lives of all citizens and residents during a crisis in the UAE. Stay informed about the UAE’s current situation in view of COVID-19. Find latest statistics and news about confirmed and recovered cases and the UAE’s measures ...

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