Infected people or those under mandatory quarantine are usually confined to home, with electronic wristbands monitoring their movements.
The vote is the second presidential election since the country's conflict began 10 years ago and has been dismissed as a sham by the opposition and Western countries.
The vice president, a loyal lieutenant during the four years of Trump’s often chaotic presidency, has no plans to intervene and has told Trump he does not have the power to do so, even as he seeks to show support for the Republican president’s quest.
Vice President Mike Pence, in declaring the final vote totals behind Biden’s victory, said this “shall be deemed a sufficient declaration of the persons elected president and vice president of the United States.”
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan congratulated Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on their election victory.
Biden repeated that he believed he would win but said he would wait for the process to complete, although television networks held off from declaring him the victor as officials continued to count votes.
“In this battle for the soul of America, Democracy prevailed,” Biden said in a prime-time speech from his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware. “Now it’s time to turn the page, as we’ve done throughout our history — to unite, to heal.”
The Kremlin had said it would wait for the official results of the election before commenting on its outcome, even as other nations congratulated Biden on the win in the days after the Nov.3 vote.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is on track to retain power as Liberal Party secured a victory in Monday's parliamentary elections, but looked set to fall short of his goal for a majority win.