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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Sharjah Police starts a campaign to raise awareness about COVID-19 virus among the residents through their patrols across the emirate.
Sharjah Police tweeted a video which shows message in which the announcement is made via radio waves and speakers that residents should follow precautionary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
The Police asks public to abide by the rules to prevent coronavirus, as every resident is an important part of the community.
“Please follow preventive measures for your safety and those around you,” the authorities announce.
Sharjah residents are advised not to deal with or approach beggars in any way, as communication with or physically touching them could expose their health and safety to risk.
The Ministry stressed in a statement on Saturday that, its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
The campaign was launched at noon on Friday, using police patrols and drones broadcasting through loudspeakers. They covered 35 sites including industrial zones and mosque courtyards "before and after the Friday prayers," in addition to conducting patrols in different areas to reach all members of society.
Sheikh Sultan has ordered the release of 399 prisoners of different nationalities from Sharjah's correctional and punitive establishments, ahead of the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Qatar's Interior Ministry described the building as a four-story structure in Doha's Bin Durham neighborhood. It said rescuers found seven survivors, while the one person killed had been inside the building at the time of the collapse.
A large number of diplomatic corps, officials of the UAE, prominent business individuals and Pakistani community residing in the UAE participated in the event.