A combo image shows Burj Khalifa displaying messages of solidarity.
Burj Khalifa lit up in the colours of the Spanish flag in solidarity with Spain and its people over the coronavirus outbreak.
The coronavirus death toll rose to 1,002 in Spain on Friday after 235 people died in 24 hours, and the number of cases approached 20,000, the health ministry said.
The spiralling number of infections has propelled Spain into the top four worst-hit countries in the world — with the figures growing as the country steps up its capacity for testing.
Over the past seven days, the number of deaths has risen 10-fold, the figures show.
While, Italy on Friday reported a record 627 new deaths from the novel coronavirus and saw its world-leading toll surpass 4,000 despite government efforts to stem the pandemic's spread.
The Mediterranean country's daily death rate is now higher than that officially reported by China at the peak of its outbreak around Wuhan's Hubei province.
Last week, Burj Khalifa shined with the colours of the Italian flag and the words "We are with you", as a sign of solidarity and friendship with Italy in the common challenge to overcome the coronavirus.
Italy approved 25 billion euros ($28 billion) of spending measures to help the fragile economy survive the onslaught of coronavirus.
A 16-year student of an Indian school in Dubai has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The infection was contracted from the student’s parent who had travelled overseas.
The total number of coronavirus cases in the UAE is now 74, while 12 people have already recovered.
The emergency infection prevention and control medical supplies include gloves, masks, gowns, and sanitisers to support response efforts for up to 6,000 health workers.
China’s central bank said it will inject 1.2 trillion yuan ($174 billion) worth of liquidity into the markets via reverse repo operations on Monday as its stock markets prepare to reopen amid an outbreak of a new coronavirus.
Over the next 10 days, test centres will open in Dubai, Sharjah (which will also serve Ajman and Umm al Qaiwain), Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, Al Ain and Al Dhafra.
As part of the directives of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum to provide full support and care for senior citizens and residents
Dubai Economy reassured residents on Sunday that there is no need for panic or anxiety regarding the availability of hygiene essentials.
As part of the national disinfection programme to combat the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Dubai Autism Centre (DAC) carries out its campaign to sterilise all the educational and therapeutic facilities apart from administrative offices at the Centre.