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Sharjah suspends bus travel between emirates

Sharjah has also announced the closure of the Al-Jubail bus station

Sharjah suspends bus travel between emirates

The announcement forms part of wider efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the emirate.


Sharjah has suspended public transportation between cities until further notice, The Roads and Transport Authority of Sharjah announced on Tuesday.

In a tweet, RTA Sharjah also announce the closure of the emirate’s Al-Jubail bus station.

The announcement forms part of wider efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the emirate.

Neighbouring Dubai took a similar step on April 5, when it announced that bus travel between Dubai and the other emirates would be halted until further notice amid the National Sterilization Drive.

On Tuesday, the UAE recorded 412 new Covid-19 infections and three additional deaths, bringing the country’s total to 4,933 cases and 28 fatalities.

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