Coronavirus: Lindsay Lohan is staying at home in Dubai amid flight suspensions

The American actress appears to be in the UAE as the country prepares to ground all passenger flights

She's called the UAE home for a number of years, and it appears that Lindsay Lohan is staying put in the Emirates amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The American actress, 33, urged her followers to stay home in an Instagram post over the weekend, as the UAE called on all residents to stay inside unless "absolutely necessary".

The Mean Girls star shared a selfie from indoors, with the backdrop appearing to show Downtown Dubai.

"Teamwork makes the dream work #staystrong #staypositive #stayhealthy #stayhome and #pray," she captioned the shot.

The actress also shared the poem And The People Stayed Home by retired teacher Kitty O'Meara, a verse that has been reshared across social media in recent weeks.

Lohan, who first revealed she had moved to the emirate in 2017, had previously announced she was leaving the UAE for her native US in early January.

However, the actress returned to the country last month, where it appears she has remained. With the UAE preparing to suspend all passenger flights in and out of the country for two weeks from Wednesday, March 25, it looks as though the actress will be staying put as nations around the world try to stem the spread of Covid-19.

On her Instagram Stories, Lohan shared a look at how she's been spending her time while practising social distancing.

On Monday evening, the actress made tacos and enchiladas, and also revealed she'd been watching reality TV show The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Lohan also shared a video clip of a fly-by over a beach, as planes streamed green, white and red smoke, set to the tune of Pavarotti's Nessun Dorma.

The actress has also bee joined in the UAE by her sister, Aliana, recently.

The singer and actress, 26, shared a video of the lightning display seen in Dubai on Saturday night with her 100,000 Instagram followers.

Lohan has been a regular visitor to the UAE since 2008, when she attended the grand opening of Atlantis, The Palm.

She has spoken publicly about her love for Abu Dhabi in the past.

"Usually, when I have spare time, my family and friends come to visit, which is amazing," she said in a 2018 interview with Ahlan! magazine. "We go to Zaya Nurai Island, Louvre Abu Dhabi, and Jumeirah for beaches and water sports. It's lovely."

She added: "The best thing about living in the UAE is no paparazzi!"


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