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Dubai sporting events may be canceled over coronavirus

Dubai sporting events may be canceled over coronavirus

DUBAI (Reuters) - Sporting events in Dubai this month which involve international participation may have to be canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak, according to a government circular seen by Reuters. The circular, issued by Dubai Sports Council, asked organizers to consult the council to confirm whether their events can take place. “All other

Concerned by coronavirus outbreak, UAE advises against travel abroad

Concerned by coronavirus outbreak, UAE advises against travel abroad

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates is urging its citizens and other residents to avoid traveling abroad because of concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, state news agency WAM said on Thursday. Authorities in the Gulf state, which has reported at least 27 coronavirus cases, may order medical checks on travelers when they return and ask them

UAE advises against travel abroad over coronavirus concerns

UAE advises against travel abroad over coronavirus concerns

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates is urging its citizens and other residents to avoid traveling abroad because of concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, state news agency WAM said on Thursday. Authorities in the Gulf state may order medical checks on travelers when they return and ask them to stay in isolation at home for 14 days, WAM cited

Dubai requests all sports activities to be postponed due to coronavirus

Dubai requests all sports activities to be postponed due to coronavirus

DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai has asked sports events organizers to postpone all sports related activities until the end of the month due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a government circular seen by Reuters. The circular, issued by Dubai Sports Council, said the request was a precautionary measure to ensure public health. Dubai Sports Council

Flights cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak, with Six Nations games postponed - latest news

Flights cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak, with Six Nations games postponed - latest news

England's Six Nations match with Italy in Rome postponed Coronavirus latest news: follow our live blog for all updates Markets live blog: financial impact of crisis Sport events cancelled and threatened Culture events cancelled and threatened Latest travel advice and cancellations How to claim refunds for cancelled concerts, sports fixtures and festivals

UAE advises against travel on virus fears

UAE advises against travel on virus fears

Authorities in the Gulf state may order medical checks on returning travellers and ask them to stay in isolation at home, WAM cited a health ministry statement as saying on Thursday. The UAE, which is closing schools and educational institutions for four weeks on March 8, said students and education workers would have to spend 14 days at home after

UAE advises against travel abroad over virus concerns

UAE advises against travel abroad over virus concerns

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates is urging citizens and other residents to avoid traveling abroad because of concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, state news agency WAM said on Thursday. Authorities in the Gulf state may order medical checks on returning travelers and ask them to stay in isolation at home, WAM cited a health ministry statement

Travel bans, events scrapped: Gulf reacts to coronavirus outbreak

Travel bans, events scrapped: Gulf reacts to coronavirus outbreak

Gulf countries have responded to the coronavirus outbreak by introducing travel bans, stepping up screening measures at important entry points and rescheduling - and in some cases cancelling - significant sports and cultural events. More than 93,000 cases of the virus have been confirmed worldwide, the overwhelming majority in China, where it originated