Dubai Media Office is using Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan in its national campaign to stay home as the city scrambles to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Shah Rukh Khan stars in Dubai’s stay home campaign
Spreading quicker than ever, the UAE is calling upon residents to stay home in an attempt to combat Coronavirus, and Shah Rukh Khan is the latest influential figure to endorse the initiative. The 54-year-old shared a 90-second clip talking through the disease, its impacts and telling residents to stay under quarantine at home. Take a look:
“Do not go out, even to parks or beaches. Even in your own homes, avoid hosting neighbours or friends. There is no better way to defeat Covid-19. So I ask all residents of Dubai, with all my heart, please stay in your homes.”Shah Rukh Khan
63 new Coronavirus cases confirmed in the UAE
Coronavirus cases skyrocketed over the last week with the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) confirming 63 patients diagnosed with the outbreak, leading the total tally to 468. On the brighter side, 55 of them are showing signs of recovery.
To combat the outbreak, the Ministry of Health and Prevention launched a string of healthcare centres situated across the northern emirates and are open around the clock. Here are the locations:
(Featured photograph credit: Dubai Tourism)