Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 29, 2020: With the PocariSweat 10K Run taking place this Friday, Dubai Sports Council have brought in renowned fitness trainer Marco Schillaci to give final-minute tips to participants.
Schillaci will host a virtual coaching session on Wednesday, at 6pm on Dubai Sports Council’s Instagram account, to prepare participants for the virtual race that is being organised jointly by Dubai Sports Council and Pocari Sweat, which is an Ion supply drink from Japan that replenishes and balances body fluids lost through sweating and hydrates longer than water.
The PocariSweat 10K Run takes place on July 3, from 12:01am to 11:59pm Dubai time, and the event is open to participants of any age and ability from around the world.
Participants are free to choose between a 5km and 10km run ......read more
Pogačar takes title while Polanc claims bronze
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 29, 2020: Tadej Pogačar put in a storming ride on home soil to claim gold in the Slovenian National Time Trial Championships. Pogačar takes title while Polanc claims bronze.
The 21 year old put in a blistering time of 31:10:48 on the 15.6km course, 9 seconds clear of runner-up Primoz Roglic (Jumbo Visma) who had claimed the road race title the previous week.
Jan Polanc put in a brave ride to claim the bronze medal and end a strong week of competition in Slovenia.
Pogačar: “After second place last week, coming back and taking the win felt really nice. It was a course I knew very well and we had trained a lot on it during the week.
Jan has ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 24, 2020: Dubai Sports Council has been meeting with local and international sports federations, and event organisers to discuss organising of sports events in the coming months.
The Council has received official communication from a number of international sports federations, with request to host their events in Dubai as more and more host cities express their inability to host international sports events due to COVID-19 concerns.
The Council has been in regular touch with federations and sports event organisers, through virtual channels, to discuss procedures and safety protocols for organising sports competitions in accordance with the safety instructions of Dubai’s Supreme Committee for Crisis and Disaster Management, with the safety of everyone involved being of ......read more
On June 24th, 2020, Synctuition is calling for people worldwide to join in an unprecedented worldwide event - 24 Hours Of Positivity.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 23, 2020: Lately, the world hasn't been a positive place. From a pandemic causing global lockdowns to social injustice, causing mass social unrest - all of us could use a little break. While our screens get flooded with negative headlines daily, it’s time we took some collective action. Therefore, on June 24th, in an effort to push for a more positive world, Synctuition is calling on everyone to do an act of kindness for a friend, a family member or a stranger. After doing the act of kindness, we encourage everyone to change their social media profile picture for 24 hours to our sign of positivity and share it with the world. Together we can ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 22, 2020: Dubai International Marine Club announces the opening of the registration for the Dubai Watersports Summer Week in cooperation with the Dubai Sports Council in implementation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Sports Council and the President of DIMC in the response to the decision of the national authorities in the emirate to resume the sports activities in Dubai.
The registration process for the event will be thru the club official website (www.dimc.ae) wherein they can fill up the online form for the selected race and then the club will notify them to confirm their participation.
It is expected to be a fun filled weekend in Dubai Beaches with the participation of the various sectors of ......read more
Pogačar finishes second and Jan Polanc sixth in strong display from the UAE Team Emirates men at the Slovenian National Championships
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 22, 2020: Tadej Pogačar narrowly missed out on a dream return to racing yesterday at the Slovenian National Championships with Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) taking the win by just 10 seconds.
It was a fierce battle between the two pre-race favourites as they both shared a similar game plan to attack as the final ascent to the finish started. They caught the breakaway and emerged as the two strongest riders taking on the testing eight percent summit finish with Pogacar sitting on Roglic’s wheel with 2km to go.
In the end, Roglic managed to distance himself and finished just ahead ......read more
Last date to send entries is 30th June 2020
Sherry Gupta, a social media influencer is hosting an art competition to encourage young talent in the country to showcase their skills. Aimed to target participants from 4 to 12 years of age, the virtual competition has received multiple entries across the country.
While all participants will receive e-certificates, winners, determined on concept, creativity and talent will also be awarded prizes worth Dhs 1500 in total. Winner prizes have been supported by Sugarfied&Co., Book Worm, Livefreshr, Pullman Hotels and Resorts, Dubai Jumeirah Lakes Tower, Kwality Ice-creams, Al Arooba, AnYahh Art Gallery in DIFC, Artiserie - A healthy gelato brand, Pitfire Pizza, Al Ain Farms, The Roost – Rotisserie, Dubai International Hotel and The Broth Lab.
Select art works be also ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 21, 2020: The Dubai Sports Council has decided to honour heroes who were at the frontline of Dubai’s fight against COVID-19 by issuing commemorative medals that celebrates their efforts to contain the pandemic.
The medals, which will be given to the winners of upcoming sports events in Dubai, pays homage to the selfless service of Dubai Police and Dubai Civil Defence through the COVID-19 crisis, alongside the staff of Dubai Health Authority, and the First Responders of Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services. Together, they were at the forefront of Dubai’s fight to contain the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, alongside volunteers from different segments of Dubai’s diverse community.
The new medals are a continuation of Dubai Sports Council’s initiative to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 20, 2020: The Dubai Sports Council, in association with Beyond Riyada, has organised a Dubai Sports Academy Online Forum on June 20, 2020, which will discuss the concerns within sports due to COVID-19.
New rules, regulations, and requirements will be presented and shared with academies, parents and other attendees including the media. Overall helping assist their return to training and playing outdoors whilst following the new directives from the Dubai Sports Council authorities to keep children safe.
Led by keynote speaker, Ali Omar, Director of Sports Development Dept at the Dubai Sports Council, the Forum will see four panel discussion sessions, to discuss key topics with parents, coaches, athletes and academies coming together under one platform.
There will also be a ......read more
Council announces another major decision allowing fitness centres to operate at 100%
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 18, 2020: As life springs back to normalcy in the country following weeks of lockdown due to COVID-19, Dubai Sports Council has stepped up its efforts to restore the Emirate’s sports sector to full capacity by announcing two major decisions on Thursday.
In the first decision, the Council has allowed fitness centres and gyms, who were operating at maximum 50 per cent as per earlier guidelines, to operate at 100 per cent, while adhering to all the earlier COVID-19 precautionary measures and safety guidelines issued by relevant authorities.
There is also good news for children aged 12 and under, as well as elders aged 60 and above. Not allowed to take part in sports activities in the ......read more
18th June 2020: A stack of three eggs on the top of each other was recognised by Guinness World Records (GWR) as a new world record when Mohammed Muqbel, a 20-year old Yemeni national living in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, successfully stack them into a tower.
Balanced upright, one at a time on top of each other in a single tower ensemble got the global recognition as the ‘Largest stack of eggs’. According to GWR, all the eggs had to be stacked simultaneously for at least five seconds, using fresh hen’s eggs, with a perfect, unbroken shell condition.
Mohammed Abelhameed was able to identify the centre of mass of each egg and stack them exactly so that the combined centre of mass of the three eggs was situated directly above the very small base of the stack. According to him, this requires high ......read more
The feature will be available for those using Twitter on iOS
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 18, 2020: Twitter is where people go to talk about what’s happening. Over the years, photos, videos, gifs, and extra characters have allowed people to add their own flair and personality to their conversations. But sometimes 280 characters aren’t enough and some conversational nuances are lost in translation. So starting today, Twitter is testing a new feature that will add a more human touch to the way people use Twitter – through their voices.
Tweeting with voice is not too different from Tweeting with text. To start, people can open the Tweet composer and tap the new icon with wavelengths. They’ll see their profile photo with the record button at the bottom – they can then tap this ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 17, 2020: In accordance with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, the Council has announced the resumption of marine and water sports competitions, and a number of events are expected to take place in the coming days off the coast of Dubai and the picturesque Hatta Dam Lake.
The announcement to resume marine sports competitions is part of a series of decisions taken by Dubai Sports Council in recent days to gradually reopen the sports sector following weeks of closure due to COVID-19. The decision is in line with the Government of Dubai’s plan to gradually open all sectors of life in the Emirate, and complies with instructions issued by Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management, and ......read more
- Presented in partnership with the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency
- Created by director Kaneza Schaal and writer Christopher Myers, drawing from their experiences with refugee youth in Europe
Abu Dhabi, June 16, 2020: To mark World Refugee Day, The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), in partnership with the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, will stream CARTOGRAPHY, a theatrical work that explores the journeys of four young migrants who leave their worlds behind, seeking a fresh start. Audiences from all over the world can experience the show on Friday, June 19 at 8pm (GMT +4) on The Arts Center’s Facebook page.
Inspired by the stories of refugee youth, CARTOGRAPHY is the creation of director Kaneza Schaal and writer Christopher Myers. It draws on their experience in 2016, when the ......read more
The competition received applicants from university students across the Middle East and Africa region
Dubai, UAE, June 16, 2020 – IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) has announced the winners of the ninth edition of its Student Case Competition, which invited university students across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) to analyze a business case study and provide recommendations that countered the proposed challenge.
The winning teams were revealed during a virtual session this week, in which SP Jain School of Global Management students were awarded first place and German University in Cairo students were named the runners-up. The winning team was awarded USD 3,000 and the runners-up received USD 2,000 for their efforts and participation.
Commenting on the event, Hanadi Khalife, Senior ......read more
Karting sessions, OpenYAS track days and some health and fitness activities are now available in line with Government directives
Health and safety measures are in place at the Circuit, including an online-only booking process
Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 15, 2020: The phased re-opening of Yas Marina Circuit has begun with a number of activities, including Karting, OpenYAS track days, and some health and fitness activities available to take part in, all in line with Government directives.
With the safety of both staff and customers our main priority, a number of measures have been implemented in accordance with Government directives to ensure the health and well-being of everybody in attendance at the venue. These include a completely contactless journey with online-only bookings for all ......read more
The online event reunites collaborators on 2018’s “Ways of Seeing” exhibition, and marks the opening of the exhibition archives on The NYUAD Art Gallery website, as part of the TRACE: Archives and Reunions series
Abu Dhabi, June 15, 2020: The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Art Gallery will launch its third digital archive, Ways of Seeing, as part of its virtual program, TRACE: Archives and Reunions, on Tuesday, June 23.
The exhibition Ways of Seeing was curated by Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath, and premiered at Arter in Istanbul, in 2017, then reconceived for the Boghossian Foundation - Villa Empain in Brussels, and then again for The NYUAD Art Gallery.
For this special TRACE event, Ways of Seeing curators Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath join Louma Salamé, director of the Boghossian ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 14, 2020: Dubai Sports Council has announced sports academies and coaching clinics based in Dubai’s private educational institutions can open for business, on the condition they strictly adhere to the COVID-19 safety guidelines issued by Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management and other relevant authorities.
The Council has issued a detailed list of protocols, which were framed in collaboration with the Knowledge and Human Development Authority of Dubai, that the academies will need to comply with in order to reopen their doors for business.
The academies, among other things, will have to make sure they maintain the hygiene and sanitization requirements as mandated by authorities, which includes maintaining a regular cleaning regime, and ensure safe ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 13, 2020: Based on the directives of Dubai's Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management, Dubai Sports Council has announced the reopening of swimming pools and water sports activities in the Emirate of Dubai.
Dubai Sports Council has issued a detailed list of conditions, developed in cooperation with relevant authorities, that need to be met by aquatic centres, academies, and swimming pools to resume operations.
The reopening mandate, however, is limited only to hotel establishments, health clubs/gym facilities, recreation clubs, and residential and commercial facilities. Social gatherings, parties and events are still barred and excluded from the resumption order, along with massage services, spa, sauna, jacuzzi and pool bars.
All swimming academies and aquatic ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 10, 2020: As the 2020 calendar takes shape the UAE Team Emirates team has announced the core riders to make-up the upcoming three Grand Tours (Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and Vuelta Espana).
The teams announcement came shortly after the UCI revealed its own plans for the resumption of the 2020 racing season since its hiatus after the UAE Tour in March due to the global Coronavirus pandemic.
Each line-up has mixed goals with a good balance of climbers, sprinters and versatile stage-hunters. The full squad listings are yet to be confirmed, but should become clear in the coming weeks.
Tour de France: Fabio Aru (Ita), Tadej Pogačar (Slo), Davide Formolo (Ita), David De la Cruz (Esp), Alexander Kristoff (Nor).
Giro ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 09, 2020: Dubai Sports Council and Pocari Sweat have roped in two top fitness coaches – Ole Brom and Danil Bornventure – for free live coaching sessions to prepare participants for the PocariSweat 10K Run.
Organised jointly by Dubai Sports Council and Pocari Sweat, which is an Ion supply drink from Japan that replenishes and balances body fluids lost through sweating and hydrates longer than water, the PocariSweat 10K Run takes place on July 3, from 12:01am to 11:59pm Dubai time, and the event is open to participants of any age and ability from around the world.
Participants are free to choose between a 5km and 10km run and allowed to create their own unique fun course, making use of the indoor and outdoor space in and around their home and community. They can even run ......read more
Organised by Dubai Sports Council and Dubai Police, the forum will discuss precautionary measures and protocols for the safe return of spectators to sports stadiums
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 08, 2020: Top officials from Dubai Sports Council and Dubai Police will headline Wednesday’s forum at Al Nasr Club, alongside representatives from European Tour golf and UAE Football and Basketball Associations, as they discuss precautionary measures and protocols for the safe return of spectators to sports events when competitions resume following weeks of stoppage due to COVID-19.
Organised by Dubai Sports Council in collaboration with Dubai Police under the slogan “Your Commitment to Happiness”, the forum – titled “Return of Spectators to Sports Stadiums” – will take ......read more
As the economies of the Middle East countries are gradually re-opening, the Middle East North Africa Leisure Attractions Council (MENALAC) has started working on recommended minimum standards before re-opening
Date: Dubai, UAE, June 8, 2020
Key News Highlights
1. Most amusement park operators are finalising risk assessment and response plan as part of their re-opening strategy.
2. Operators are developing new standard operating procedures, re-deploying, and training staffs.
3. International visitor impact in the Middle East is estimated at US$102 billion (Dh375 billion) in 2019, of which 79 percent, or US$80.58 (Dh295.7 billion) is in the leisure industry, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).
A robust re-opening strategy ......read more
Manchester City, Barcelona and Juventus academies return to training following weeks of closure due to COVID-19, while Real Madrid, Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United wait for green light
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 07, 2020: Some of Dubai’s top football academies, including Manchester City, Barcelona and Juventus, have reopened their doors for training after weeks of closure due to COVID-19, while others like Real Madrid, Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United are waiting for restrictions to ease on players under the age of 12.
Manchester City Football Schools, Barca Academy and Juventus Academy Dubai have already resumed training players in the 12-18 age group in accordance with the safety and preventive regulations approved by the Government of Dubai, as well as the guidelines issued ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 04, 2020: Abu Dhabi Motorsport Management (ADMM) and Gfinity plc (AIM: GFIN), a world-leading esports and gaming solutions provider, today announce a five-year agreement to design, develop and deliver a new virtual motorsport (esports) racing championship (ERC). The ERC is jointly owned by ADMM and Gfinity.
The ERC combines Gfinity’s expertise in esports and competitive gaming entertainment with ADMM’s proven ability to create world class experiences, including the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, and supports the ongoing investment in racing products and services that build one of the region’s premium entertainment and motorsport brands.
The ERC concept, created by Gfinity, is based on a unique format not seen in virtual racing before and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 04, 2020: Dubai-born director Aziz Zee has launched a new short film on Coronavirus titled #Lockdown: Quarantined - Hate spreads faster than the virus. The film has been released under the banner of Crescendo Music and Films and Psychotic Brothers and touches upon sensitive topics like fake news and mental health in the wake of the pandemic.
The ......read more
Announcing the launch of satirical entertainment YouTube show, ‘Smi’touha Menni’
Dubai, UAE, 3rd June 2020- The Womanity Foundation, one of the leading non-profit organizations in the world is announcing the official launch of their newest show ‘Smi’touha Menni’. The NGO is guided by a vision of a world where women ......read more
The Dubai-owned Godolphin stable kept shinning as it emerged victorious for the fourth time this season in a sensational manner. Trekking torpedoed home to prevail in the Group 1 Goodwood that was held at Morphettville Racecourse in the city of Sydney, Australia.
Horseman John Allen rode Godolphin on behalf of Australian handler James Cummings as the Darley-bred son of Lonhro demonstrated ......read more
● Jameel Arts Centre re-opens this week, welcoming visitors with new health and safety measures from Wednesday, June 3, 2020; attractions include three floors of exhibitions and installations, Art Jameel Shop, the Artist’s Garden, seven desert gardens, and more
● Jaddaf Waterfront Sculpture Park is now open again to the public for groups of five people or ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 01, 2020: The Dubai Sports Council, in cooperation with Dubai Police, is organizing a forum to discuss precautionary measures and protocols for the safe return of fans to sports events in Dubai once competitions resume in the coming period following weeks of stoppage due to COVID-19.
Being organised under the slogan, “Your Commitment to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 01, 2020: This summer, kids can beat the heat with an online art competition. Open to children in the age group of 4 to 12 years, the competition is a FREE OF COST initiative by blogger Sherry Gupta. While locked inside their houses, the competition is a platform for little artists to display their wonderful masterpieces which deserve larger ......read more
Next year’s event will take place on Friday February 12 at Yas Marina Circuit
Athletes wishing to compete can now save the date and start training for the tough physical test
Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, May 31, 2020: The date for next year’s TriYAS Challenge has been announced, with the event scheduled to take place on Friday February 12, giving those ......read more
Augmented Reality (AR) powered filter, hosted on Egyptian Food Bank Instagram page, aims to combat food wastage during the Holy Month
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 18, 2020: Instagram has teamed up with regional creative agency TBWA/Raad for its new campaign, #Stopfoodwaste, that aims to address the problem of food wastage during Ramadan. Using the brand’s latest ......read more
● ÃÈØÇá_ÇáÎíÑ# (Heroes Of Good) to launch during the last week of the holy month
● Campaign highlights individuals who have positively impacted the community during Ramadan amidst an unprecedented time
17th May 2020: In the lead up to Eid Al Fitr, Twitter has launched ÃÈØÇá_ÇáÎíÑ# (Heroes of Good), a Ramadan campaign centred around ......read more
• An initiative to enhance the imagination and artistic creativity of emerging talent
• Spreading the values of beauty and entertainment among the UAE community
• Giving upcoming generations new experiences and life skills
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 May 2020: As part of an initiative that aspires to develop the capabilities of emerging ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 12, 2020: Dubai Sports Council convened a virtual forum for female players of Dubai clubs this week, under the leadership of Rawda Al Mahrazi, Chairwomen of the Council’s Women’s Sports Committee, and more than 40 players from different clubs participated in the forum.
HH Sheikha Shamsa Bint Hasher Al Maktoum, member of the Board of UAE ......read more
TV Series - Twitter data
Second week of Ramadan (2nd - 8th May)
Peak in conversation
Here is the peak in Arabic conversations around TV series:
● People Tweeted most on Tuesdays
● People Tweeted most at 10pm local time
● People Tweeted most on Tuesdays
● People Tweeted most at 11pm local time
● ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 11, 2020:
We are really excited to announce that the #StayHomeWithTishTash sessions have officially kicked off and we are already receiving great feedback.
#StayHomeWithTishTash is a unique series of over 100 virtual masterclasses, activities and workshops to help stem the boredom of lockdown and inspire you to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 11, 2020: UAE Team Emirates is pleased to announce that young Slovenian talent Tadej Pogačar has extended his contract which will keep him at the Emirati team until the end of 2024.
Tadej Pogačar: “I am happy to continue my relationship with UAE Team Emirates. I turned professional here and I feel very comfortable ......read more
The “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program seeks to engage and inspire its global brand community with activities, classes and entertaining content.
PARIS, FRANCE (March 31, 2020) – KARL LAGERFELD announces the launch of the “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program on its social media platforms. Each week, the brand will introduce engaging content on the @KARLLAGERFELD ......read more
The “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program seeks to engage and inspire its global brand community with activities, classes and entertaining content.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 04, 2020: KARL LAGERFELD announces the launch of the “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program on its social media platforms. Each week, the brand will introduce engaging content on the ......read more
Young Spaniard joins on a long-term contract
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 30, 2020: UAE Team Emirates will continue their commitment to developing young talent by signing 17-year old Spanish rider Juan Ayuso on a five year deal with the team.
The promising youngster is the current Spanish Junior National Champion and holds 6 ......read more
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• A community-based initiative that supports the ‘10 Million Meals’ campaign, the largest national campaign to support vulnerable families
• Meals Delivery to workers safely while adhering to social distancing
• The humane face of culture in an image that embodies the values of tolerance and social cohesion inherent in Dubai
• This move is part of Dubai ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 28, 2020: Complementing modest fashion with classy statement shoes and accessories, Steve Madden Ramadan Capsule Collection, showcases designs to match the revelry of the occasion.
The collection boasts of some eclectic uppers on varied soles to carry you from your work desk to Iftar table in equal ease.
Annual contest is in its tenth edition
Dubai, UAE, 27 April 2020: wasl properties, one of the largest real estate development and management companies in Dubai, has announced its celebration of the spirit of the holy month by launching its Ramadan competition that seeks to reward artistic flair with exceptional prizes. The annual competition, which is in its tenth ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 26, 2020: With the support of the wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Her Highness Sheikha Hind Bint Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, Dubai Holy Quran (91.4FM), a radio station of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC), has launched a set of new programs ......read more
- Presented in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development and
Al Burda, a platform for Islamic arts and culture, Reconnect. encourages the community to #StayHome during the Holy Month
- Four unique events have been specially curated for Ramadan, featuring contemplative works to suit quiet evenings at home
Abu Dhabi, April 26, ......read more
Instagram invites the global community to share acts of kindness during the Holy Month
Huda Kattan kicks off the initiative globally tonight on @Instagram
Popular Egyptian Actor Ahmed Helmy to call on his followers to start a movement of kindness
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 23, 2020: Instagram is marking Ramadan by bringing back its global initiative ......read more
While in-person gathering is expected to decrease amidst COVID-19, socializing online is likely to increase as residents ready themselves for Ramadan at home
April 23, 2020: As is the case in most of the world at present, Covid-19 response in most countries globally has included restrictions on movement of residents with calls to stay at home and practice social distancing. ......read more