Workers and volunteers from the Dubai Government are ramping up its disinfecting efforts to combat Coronavirus after announce a district-wide lockdown for two weeks.
Dubai’s all-round efforts to contain Coronavirus in Al Ras
One of the busiest and densely populated areas of Dubai, Al Ras plays host to thousands of residents, businesses and a busy port by the Dubai Creek. You’d be surprised to know Tom Cruise shot a scene near the Baniyas Square abra station in ‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.’ Things came to a standstill when the Dubai Police announced a temporary lockdown through, to disinfect the district until 14th March. Since the rule came into effect, the Dubai Government has been working round the clock to ensure the sterilization process completes within two weeks.
How Dubai is disinfecting Al Ras
Employees from Dubai Government entities and volunteers gathered at the historic Naif Police Station and started the sterilization process by spraying disinfectant on the roads, followed by providing Coronavirus tests for residents and distributing food to those in need. Check it out:
241 new Coronavirus cases in the UAE
Dubai Government’s city-wide disinfection program is happening hot on the heels of a rising number of Coronavirus cases in the UAE, with 241 patients confirmed with the outbreak and the country’s total tally standing at a concerning 1,264.
(Featured photograph credit: Dubai Media Office)