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Jamil Khan, Senior Reporter
Digital world is everyday bringing new solutions for residents staying at home due to the pandemic of coronavirus COVID-19 in the UAE and everywhere. With support from the local government, the residents in the UAE are much relaxed than others in rest of the world.
Now is the time we need to band together and keep the at-risk groups safe by social distancing and keeping to ourselves. As the weekend approaches we will not be able to visit our favourite dining spots. Although we might not be able to be at venues physically, it does not mean we cannot enjoy some of your favourite dishes in the comfort of your own homes.
Careem NOW has launched its Super Savers. This new product gives customers access to meal deals as low as AED20 in addition to majorly discounted offers.
Careem NOW is also offering an on-going affordable meal option for individuals and families:
Using promo code FOOD4ALL, Careem NOW is offering AED30 off all orders and above AED100. This is applicable to all restaurants in Dubai
Last but not least, Careem NOW has waived all delivery fees on all food delivery orders in Dubai with code STAYHOME.
It is ensuring the service is operating at the highest sanitary levels with Careem NOW Captains equipped with masks, sanitisers and gloves to ensure strict handling of food and non-food orders.
The firm added a “no contact delivery” option before placing the order to ask Captains to leave the order at the door. They also encourage its customers to use cashless payment options, such as credit card or Careem wallet.
Separately, the smart App of Dubai Municipality, Montaji, has been witnessing widespread demand by users and specialised companies, said a press release issued by the municipality on Sunday.
The application, a platform for consumer products registered and approved by the Municipality, enables customers, whether they are individuals or companies, to verify the product’s health and safety standards as per the Municipality’s requirements.
Various types of products such as cosmetics, personal care products, perfumes, health supplements, detergents, antibacterial products, food contact materials and many more can be verified by scanning the product barcode or entering its number or name through the application.
The number of Montaji users has increased tremendously in one month as more than 20,000 users have downloaded the smart app. The total number of products registered in the antibacterial and sterilising category has reached 2500, a 30 percent increase over the last three months.
The health and safety of the DIFC community remains the utmost priority. The Centre will continue to enforce strict pre-cautionary measure as per Dubai and UAE Government guidelines to minimize the spread of COVID-19, including directives on hygiene, sanitisation, and social distancing.
In a statement, the Ministry affirmed its aim to expand the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
The infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care, Ministry added. MoHAP also announced 3 deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,529.
At the level of countries, the UAE ranked 14th in the world in terms of the number of billionaires.
A woman filed a lawsuit against a women’s salon in which she requested the court to obligate the salon to pay her Dhs100,000 in compensation for the burns she sustained by mistake when her nails were trimmed and decorated with acrylic. She said this substance was left on her fingers for a long period and consequently caused finger burns of second and third degrees.
The Water Department of the Sharjah Electricity, Water and Gas Authority completed the installation of a strategic water line extending for 56km from Hamda area to Al Badea area with a diameter of 800mm at a total cost of Dhs96 million, excluding the value of materials. The project aims at enhancing the diversity of water sources in the city of Sharjah and guaranteeing the continuity of service.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, approved the start of the first phase of land levelling for the residential areas in Al Shannouf 1-6, totalling 3,000 plots of land at 50 plots in each area.