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Coronavirus live news: Singapore reopens schools; Abu Dhabi closes borders

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A 71-year-old man has become the first Rohingya living in vast refugee camps in Bangladesh to die from coronavirus, an official said today. Health experts have long warned that the deadly virus could race through the vast network of settlements housing almost a million refugees in the country’s southeast.

“He died on 31 May. But last night we got the confirmation that he died of Covid-19,” said Toha Bhuiyan, a senior health official in the Cox’s Bazar district.

A couple of days ago Abu Dhabi announced that they would be closing their borders for a week, starting today.

Abu Dhabi Emergency and Crisis Committee for the Covid-19 Pandemic, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police and DOH, have announced a ban on movement entering & exiting the emirate and between its regions (Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, & Al Dhafrah) starting from Tuesday 2 June, for 1 week. pic.twitter.com/IqPnbyVW86

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