© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Dubai
CAIRO (Reuters) – Dubai announced a two-week ban starting on Saturday at 8 p.m. (1600 GMT) to disinfect the emirate and curb the spread of the coronavirus, the state news agency WAM said, citing the Supreme Committee for Crisis and Disaster Management.
Dubai warned that mobility would be restricted and legal action taken against violations, WAM said, adding that supermarkets and pharmacies, as well as food and drug delivery services, would continue to function normally.
The oil-rich association has reported an increase in coronavirus cases diagnosed with hundreds of people diagnosed since April 1, and a total of 1,505 cases.
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