Users can book delivery slots for their milk and eggs, and an app notifies them when the robot is about to reach a pick-up point — usually the lobby of an apartment building.
The ‘Dawa’ee’ service aims to deliver medication to the homes of elders and people of determination who have a valid ENAYA or SAADA health insurance programme.
The UAE's renowned culinary critic Food Sheikh has launched a unique online food delivery concept featuring dishes by celebrated chefs such as Omar Rodriguez and Greg Malouf among others.
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) revealed that 34,000 medical prescriptions, which included 270,000 types of medication and totalled 800,000 medicines, were delivered through its “Dawa’ee” free medicine home delivery service.
These days, some of the residents are opting for delivery services being offered by supermarkets and groceries near their homes.
Many have ordered takeout during the lockdown as the hospitality industry remained closed to provide a service for customers.
Shaaban Hamuda, a Palestinian business management graduate launched his two-wheeled hot drink service in May, from his small stand near Rafah market, in the southern Gaza Strip.
The pandemic played a huge part in their decision, instead of closing down they decided to follow their passion and benefit from the increase in online shopping during the pandemic.
Dubai is now under strict 24-hour lockdown but is ideally positioned for the "stay at home" coronavirus challenge.