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According to what was reported by “Reuters”, a spokesperson confirmed the existence of a case of commenting on a letter he informed the contractors of, saying that the Expo 2020 Dubai “will continue to work and provide all necessary support services to allow construction work to proceed on the site.”
“Everyone who communicates or contacts this person is bound by the protocols of the Dubai Health Authority, including testing, quarantine and self-isolation procedures,” the spokesman said.
A source familiar with the matter said that the injured employee works for the Expo 2020 Dubai office.
“We can confirm that this member of the team did not communicate with any of the Expo employees or contractors outside the main Expo offices during working hours over the past two weeks,” said the letter sent to the contractors with the exhibition, which is scheduled to last for six months.
On Wednesday, the UAE Ministry of Health announced that 85 new cases had been registered in Corona, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 333.
In its daily statement on Corona, the ministry added that the new cases include 7 citizens and the rest are of different nationalities.
Expo International exhibitions are held every five years and last for a maximum period of 6 months, attracting millions of visitors
Expo organizers estimated last year that it would attract 11 million visitors from abroad. The exhibition is an important event in the fields of culture, business and technology and will feature pavilions from 192 countries, as well as parties and other events.
The UAE has entered the focal point of danger, with the first among the Persian Gulf states recording the deadly virus infections.
Earlier this month, Standard & Poor’s, a global credit rating agency, said that the hospitality sector in Dubai is the most exposed in the Gulf (Persian) region, pointing out that Dubai, which welcomed about one million Chinese visitors last year 2019, may become The most affected by the spread of the virus.
The damage to tourism and aviation in the UAE is adding to the real estate dilemma. According to a report by Standard & Poor’s last November, the World Expo 2020, expected to be held in Dubai in October, is unlikely to improve the “harsh” conditions in the real estate market in the emirate. .
And monitoring through official data issued by the Department of Lands and Properties in Dubai showed that real estate deals in Dubai were falling 41% on a monthly basis during last January.
The total value of Dubai real estate purchase and mortgage deals was 16.7 billion dirhams (4.55 billion dollars) in January, compared to 28.3 billion dirhams (7.7 billion dollars) in December.