The Burj Khalifa on Sunday evening was lit up in solidarity with China and its people over the coronavirus outbreak. The tallest man-made structure in the world was lit up in red and gold, the colours of the Chinese flag.
Take a look at the picture here:
قلوبنا معكم ولو تباعدت المسافات، نضيء الليلة #برج_خليفة تضامناً مع مدينة ووهان في جمهورية الصين الشعبية#BurjKhalifa
lights up in support for #Wuhan in these difficult times
Stay strong, Wuhan pic.twitter.com/d6zDtxb4C0
— Burj Khalifa (@BurjKhalifa) February 2, 2020
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) February 2, 2020
The skyscraper also displayed a simple but meaningful message “Stay strong, Wuhan” in Chinese.
Take a look at how people reacted to the gesture here:
What a grand country in Dubai, your wealth is right, the Chinese people thank you for your support!
— 河童黃痔瘋 (@w2oFxWfrotfKPbk) February 2, 2020
Nice from Burj Khalifa to our human brother .
— AbdulSalam Mukhalfi عبدالسلام المخلفي (@MccAbdul) February 3, 2020
— புரட்சி 🇮🇳 கனல் (@TamilHuman) February 2, 2020
⚜🎋….is the most noble gesture that exists…💎❤〽️⚜
— Lis (@Lis69830119) February 2, 2020
Be strong China 🇨🇳 we can do it!!
— Jèænnîè Jædë (@JeanethAJadoc) February 3, 2020
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In addition to Burj Khalifa, other significant landmarks across the country like the Capital Gate, the Abu Dhabi Global Market, the Emirates Palace and Sheikh Zayed Bridge in Abu Dhabi, Burj Al Arab in Dubai and Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain were also illuminated with the Chinese flag colours
— حسن سجواني 🇦🇪 Hassan Sajwani (@HSajwanization) February 2, 2020
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In India, a third confirmed case of coronavirus has been reported in Kerala, Health Minister KK Shailaja confirmed Monday. The patient, who travelled from Wuhan, China is currently in isolation at the government district hospital in Kanjangad in Kasaragod district.
Currently, two other patients, both medical students at a university in Wuhan, are being treated in isolation wards at the Thrissur and Alappuzha Medical Colleges respectively. Both the students had travelled together to Kochi from Wuhan.
So far, the virus which broke out in Wihan, China has spread to 25 countries killing over 360 people and over 17,000 people infected.
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