The UAE has suffered 37.2 deaths per million inhabitants, ranking it the 66th hardest hit country in the world out of the 150 countries recorded as of 16 August.1
On 11 July, Dubai announced a new stimulus package worth AED 1.5 billion. In total, the government has dedicated AED 6.3 billion to helping the economy cope with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The latest measures include:
On 5 July, Dubai issued a new law regulating the operation of drones. This is the first step towards creating infrastructure for drone systems. It also facilitates development of an integrated framework for licensing and issuing certificates, permits, NOCs, and inspection services related to drone systems, and a legal structure for investigating accidents and incidents.