11 February 2020

External Circular -Guidelines for Management of Novel Coronavirus (nCoV-2019)

Reference: CIR-2020-00000059

To: All DHA Licensed Health Facilities


To: All DHA Licensed Health Facilities


Dubai Health Authority (DHA) - Health Regulation Sector (HRS) appreciates the ongoing support and collaboration offered by its Strategic Partners to improve the provision of healthcare services in the Emirate of Dubai.

As a part of HRS commitment to update healthcare providers with all the developments on both health practices, laws and regulations governing the provision of the services, HRS  in cooperation with the Public Health and Protection Department, Preventive Medicine Section, hereby announces the publication of the new Guidelines for Management of Novel Coronavirus (nCoV-2019) to raise awareness and ensure compliance of the health sector related to infection control and take the necessary precautions to apply the highest health and safety standards in dealing with the new Corona virus.

All health facilities and healthcare professionals are required to refer to the attached guidelines and adhere to the requirements in order to assure compliance and avoid irregularities that may result in this regard.


1St attachment: Guidelines for Management of Novel Coronavirus 2019

2nd attachment: Flow chart of Novel Coronavirus 2019


For more information, kindly contact the call center on:

Telephone: 800-342

Email address:

With regards,  Health regulations Sector-DHA



Supporting Documents:

External Circular - #660 on Novel Corona Virus.pdf:

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Guidelines for the Management of Novel Coronavirus 2019-nCoV .pdf:

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Instructions Flow charts_.pdf:

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