A combo image shows ‘Stay Home... Stay Safe’ message displayed on the Burj Khalifa.
The UAE has called upon the public to stay at home except in cases of necessity, including getting essential supplies, such as food and medicine, or performing jobs.
The Ministry of Interior (MoI) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA), asked the public to comply with the instructions issued by competent health and security authorities, primarily limiting social contacts and avoiding crowded places to ensure their safety and wellbeing.
The UAE also decided to close all commercial centres, and shopping malls along with open fish, meat and vegetables markets for a renewable period of two weeks.
The UAE law on communicable diseases, which includes fines and jail terms, will be enforced against all violators.
The ministry called upon the public to adhere to preventive measures, follow news updates on the health developments from the official government sources and disregard rumours and not circulate them.
"Violators will be subject to legal actions," the Ministry said.
The world’s tallest building, through languages of the world, spreads the message: #StayHome for your safety.
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.
He had been scheduled to re-emerge on Friday after a week of recovery and working remotely, but said he would remain at home because he still had a high temperature — one of the symptoms.
The Department of Dhafra Hospitals affiliated to the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company “Seha” opens today “Monday” the screening centre for covid-19 in Madinat Zayed, next to Madinat Zayed Council in Al Dhafra Region. The centre’s daily capacity reaches up to 300 people.
The ministry also announced that 19 cases fully recovered from the coronavirus, after receiving treatment.