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.
A combo image shows the Burj Khalifa light up in Italian flag colours.
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.