Tourists party on a yacht in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, earlier this month. Photo: AP Tourists party on a yacht in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, earlier this month. Photo: AP
Tourists party on a yacht in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, earlier this month. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: party haven Dubai struggles to contain biggest infection surge yet

  • One of the world’s first destinations to open up for tourism has seen daily coronavirus case counts nearly triple in the past month
  • As the outbreak worsens, it seems the stampede of tourists will slow. But in the face of a growing economic crisis, the city will not lock down

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Tourists party on a yacht in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, earlier this month. Photo: AP Tourists party on a yacht in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, earlier this month. Photo: AP
Tourists party on a yacht in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, earlier this month. Photo: AP
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