In Pictures: UAE initiates countrywide three-day sterilisation programme

Sharjah - Sharjah Municipality workers sanitise floor of Al Qasba as UAE kicked off a countrywide three-day sterilisation programme that will run until 6 am Sunday, March 29



Sharjah Municipality Teams getting ready to sanitise Sharjah roads
Sharjah Municipality Teams getting ready to sanitise Sharjah roads
Residents have been strictly directed to stay indoors from 8pm to 6am during the weekend
Residents have been strictly directed to stay indoors from 8pm to 6am during the weekend
People must stay at home and traffic would be restricted during these times
People must stay at home and traffic would be restricted during these times
The Ministry of Interior said people will be allowed to go out during the day and normal traffic would be allowed before the night curfews set in
The Ministry of Interior said people will be allowed to go out during the day and normal traffic would be allowed before the night curfews set in
Retail food outlets such as cooperative societies, supermarkets, grocery stores and pharmacies will remain open 24/7
Retail food outlets such as cooperative societies, supermarkets, grocery stores and pharmacies will remain open 24/7
Sharjah Municipal staff spray and disinfect the sidewalk along the Al Qasba area.
Sharjah Municipal staff spray and disinfect the sidewalk along the Al Qasba area.
Residents were warned to stay at home over the weekend to ensure an effective disinfection programme and to protect residents from harsh chemicals used
Residents were warned to stay at home over the weekend to ensure an effective disinfection programme and to protect residents from harsh chemicals used
Only people who register on the website and have the necessary approval would be allowed to leave their residence
Only people who register on the website and have the necessary approval would be allowed to leave their residence
Taking to Twitter, Sharjah Police posted a video in which all patrols can be seen supporting the sterilisation drive in the emirate
Taking to Twitter, Sharjah Police posted a video in which all patrols can be seen supporting the sterilisation drive in the emirate
Earlier, Sharjah Police called on the public to stay home, with police patrols broadcasting #StayHome messages and asking people on the street to return to their homes and avoid gatherings and crowded areas.
Earlier, Sharjah Police called on the public to stay home, with police patrols broadcasting #StayHome messages and asking people on the street to return to their homes and avoid gatherings and crowded areas.

By Photos by M. Sajjad/Khaleej Times

Published: Thu 26 Mar 2020, 11:00 PM

Last updated: Sat 28 Mar 2020, 2:45 PM

The Crisis and Disaster Management Team called on the public to comply with directives for staying at home during this critical period
The Crisis and Disaster Management Team called on the public to comply with directives for staying at home during this critical period

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