Zayed University Abu Dhabi rubbishes rumours of coronavirus case on campus
Zayed University in Abu Dhabi has denied rumours that there was a case of coronavirus infection at the university and called on members of the public to refrain from spreading false information that may cause panic among students and staff.
“Zayed University denies rumours of a coronavirus case at the university, and asks all to refrain from spreading rumours which cause confusion among students, employees, and the Emirati community,” the university said in a Tweet.
Rumours had circulated on certain social media sites about a case of coronavirus infection at the university.
The coronavirus outbreak seems to be causing growing panic among residents and authorities have taken measures to ensure that they contain the spread of the virus.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention has also warned people against spreading rumours about the new cases of coronavirus stressing that the ministry was the only credible and authorised source of information regarding the cases of people that have been confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus.