RAK police deploy 72 patrols to spread awareness, quash misinformation on COVID-19

Ras Al Khaimah Police deployed 72 patrols across the emirate as part of its campaign to curb the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Major-General Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of Ras Al Khaimah Police, explained that the measure is in line with the Ministry of Interior’s commitment to ensure the health and well-being of the public amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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“The patrols not only give updates and guidelines to the public but also fight rumors and dispel misinformation,” he underscored.
Khaleej Times reported that the RAK Police chief has urged the public to stay home and strictly adhere to the UAE government’s directives.
“Avoid any kind of gathering and remain home unless there is an urgent need to bring food or medicine from outside,” Al Nuaimi said.
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He also emphasized that preventive measures and hygiene must be observed to avoid contracting the highly contagious disease.
The tips and advice offered to the public are in several languages including Arabic, English and Urdu.

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