Video: Every Dubai street to be sterilised by month end in Covid-19 fight


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Dubai - The Dubai Municipality launched the 11-day disinfection campaign on Friday.

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Published: Sun 22 Mar 2020, 11:05 PM

Last updated: Mon 23 Mar 2020, 10:19 AM

Khaleej Times joined a massive cleaning and sterilisation of Dubai streets carried out in the wee hours of Saturday, as precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus.

The Dubai Municipality launched the 11-day disinfection campaign on Friday to clean and sterilise the streets and roads of the emirate. Dawood Al Hajiri, director-general of the municipality, said the campaign is part of the efforts of Dubai government entities to ensure the highest level of safety possible in accordance with the guidelines of the World Health Organisation and international best practices.

He called on the general public not to gather at sites where disinfection operations are being carried out in the interests of safety.

The 11-day drive conducted in collaboration with Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Dubai Police and Civil Defence, and other relevant authorities in Dubai, will last till the end of the month. The campaign, which began on Al Rigga Street, will cover at least 95 roads.

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