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Coronavirus UAE map: The top regions in UAE struck down by killer virus


Coronavirus cases are soaring across the globe with numbers rising daily in the so far 170 infected countries. The amount of cases globally sits at over 217,000 and it isn’t going to stop there. But what about the UAE? Which regions are most affected in the UAE by coronavirus?

What is happening in Dubai?

As of Wednesday March 17, Dubai authorities have banned the following services until the end of March:

  • Sea cruises
  • Desert camps and tours
  • Floating restaurants
  • Massage parlours and spas
  • Museums, historical sites and public libraries
  • Theme parks (including motiongate Dubai, LEGOLAND Dubai, LEGOLAND Waterpark Dubai, Bollywood Parks Dubai)
  • Tourist attractions (including Global Village, At The Top, Dubai Ice Rink and more)
  • Service of shisha in all cafés and coffee shops
  • Gyms and fitness facilities
  • Nightclubs, bars, pubs and lounges
  • All public events (including but not limited to live music concerts and wedding parties)

Dubai residents have been asked to refrain from hosting weddings and parties at home.

What is happening in Abu Dhabi?

As of Wednesday March 17, the local authorities in Abu Dhabi suspended the following services until the end of the month:

  • Museums, historical sites and public libraries (including the Cultural Foundation, Louvre Abu Dhabi and Qasr Al Watan)
  • Theme parks (including CLYMB Abu Dhabi, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi and Yas Waterworld )
  • Tourist attractions (including Al Ain Oasis, Al Wathba Wetland Reserve, Jubail Mangrove Park, click here for the full list)
  • Service of shisha in all cafés and coffee shops
  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
  • All public beaches
  • All cinemas
  • Nightclubs and venues with a capacity of more than 400 people
  • All public events (including but not limited to live music concerts and wedding parties)
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Shops in My City Centre Masdar City will open from noon until 8pm, with the exception of Carrefour, pharmacies and clinics.

Just like in Dubai, the authorities have also called for the public to stop hosting events at home, e.g. parties or wedding celebrations.



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