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 2,200 students from the UAE received their International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP) results on Monday, marking an increase compared to last year’s candidate numbers.
Two UAE-based entrepreneurial brothers have pivoted telemedicine or telehealth into a new concept of hospitalization and healthcare delivery system.
In the presence of nearly 400 parents, children and educators, child experts and cyber safety experts in the UAE have warned of the dangers of gaming addiction, urging parents to design and implement fun and engaging summer camps for their children at home during the long summer break.