Health workers are saluted by Lebanese policemen in Beirut. AP
The initiative spread online with the Arabic hashtag "a cheer for the heroes," shared by public figures including journalists, actors and the Arab pop star Ragheb Alama.
In one Beirut neighbourhood, a woman draped in a Lebanese flag sang the national anthem as her neighbours drummed on pots and pans, an AFP journalist said.
Elsewhere, Lebanese played drums and blew vuvuzelas, sharing videos of the street performances online.
Similar initiatives have gained attention from Italy to France but they have remained rare in the Arab world.
Lebanon has reported 438 COVID-19 cases to date, with 10 deaths.
To try to contain the spread of the virus, Lebanon has imposed isolation measures on its population until April 12, with a nighttime curfew in effect. Schools, universities, restaurants and bars are closed.
Many fear the country's healthcare system could be overwhelmed by cases.
Yemeni authorities declared Aden, interim seat of the Saudi-backed government, an "infested" city on Monday after the number of coronavirus cases there jumped and clashes erupted elsewhere in the south between separatists and government forces.
Artists in Iraq's southern port city of Basra have adapted the beloved characters of "Bab Al Hara" ("The Neighbourhood Gate") — a 10-season period drama watched across the Arab world — to convince their compatriots to take the pandemic seriously.
For the first time, residents were required to request a one-hour permit to be allowed to leave the house for "emergencies, hoping to limit the spread of coronavirus infections spinning out of control after the holiday period.
Burj Khalifa said on social media, “Burj Khalifa commemorates Pakistan’s Independence Day, wishing the republic peace and prosperity…”
Residents in the UAE woke up to a dust-blanketed morning on Sunday as a massive sandstorm affected several areas of the country, prompting authorities to issues weather and traffic alerts.
He inaugurated the Roshan pension Plan to augment the lifestyle banking under Roshan Digital Account (RDA) initiative for overseas Pakistanis.
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