For The Very First Time Since 2009, Dubai Metro Closed Its Doors
As part of fighting the spread of the new coronavirus, the government of Dubai has decided to close Dubai metro and trams across the emirate. For the very first time since 2019, Roads and Transport Authority's metro and tram services will be temporarily closed for the public. The decision was made last night and took effect at 8pm as part f the country's national sterilization initiative. The authorities advised the public to stay home while sanitation is being done. Last night, it was also announced the extension of the National Disinfection Programme to 24 hours for a period of two weeks.