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UAE safest place on planet during Covid-19 pandemic, says Hollywood star Steve Harvey

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on March 20, 2020
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Harvey lauds UAE's leadership for their preparedness to deal with the outbreak.

A Hollywood star is making headlines in the UAE for praising the country for its preparedness to deal with the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in the region.

Talking on his Morning Show, comedian and host Steve Harvey said that he believed that the safest country in the world during the coronavirus pandemic is the UAE.

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"According to stats I'm reading, the safest place on Earth right now in terms of large countries is the UAE," Harvey said.

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The radio host commended the country's testing and proactive response to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the country.

"They conducted more coronavirus testing, they have the lowest death rate and lowest infection. They jumped on this thing right away. It has a lot of to do with leadership over there because they love they are serious; they love their people and they do everything to protect and keep their people safe," he added.

Harvey urged the US government to follow UAE's example on tackling the crisis.

"If only our leadership have jumped on this than calling it a hoax instead of having it to pass the bill and all of this," he said.


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