In a first, UAE imposes lockdown on historic district to slow coronavirus


The Business Bay area after a curfew was imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on March 28, 2020. Photo: Reuters DUBAI: Dubai enforced the UAE’s first full lockdown on a district housing the emirate’s famous gold and spice markets on Tuesday, to disinfect the normally bustling tourist and trade area as part of efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus.