A Russian national in the United Arab Emirates has been found to be infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the country's Health Ministry said in a statement on Monday, APA reports citing Sputnik.
The ministry added that 13 other new cases had been registered. The infections were found in four UAE nationals, three Italian citizens, two Bangladeshi nationals, two Nepalese nationals, an Indian citizen and a Syrian national.
Earlier in March, two Russian cyclists in the UAE were found to be infected with COVID-19.
On Sunday, the Saudi authorities announced that there were 11 confirmed coronavirus cases in the country. Most of the patients have reportedly traveled to Iran, which has become one of the most recent hotbeds of the COVID-19 infection.