UAE Ministry of Education announced the temporary closure of all nurseries as a preventive measure against coronavirus.
29 February 2020| Last updated on 1 March 2020
This includes UAE nurseries, kindergartens, after-school clubs, and after-school activities.
In an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the UAE, the Ministry of Education stated that all nurseries, kindergartens, after-school clubs, and after-school activities in the country will be closed from Sunday 1st March for two weeks.
Hussein Al Hammadi, the UAE Minister of Education, and Abdul Rahman Bin Mohammad Al Owais, the UAE Minister of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), appeared together on Saturday 29th February for a press conference on coronavirus, addressing a list of measures to limit the possibility of transmission of the coronavirus infection.