A general view of the Burj Al Arab at the Jumeirah Al Naseem beach in Dubai. WAM
Dubai Municipality has announced the reopening beaches and parks to the public with strict guidelines from Friday.
Dubai Municipality said JBR beach, Al Mamzar, Jumeirah and Umm Suqeim beaches will open to public from Friday May 29.
The Municipality asked all to adhere to the public safety measures and guidelines to ensure the health & safety of all.
Beachgoers bathe in the water at the Jumeirah Al-Naseem beach in Dubai. File/ AFP
The Municipality said major parks and the Dubai Frame will also open to the general public from Friday.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention shared a video entitled, "We are all Responsible (#We_are_all_responsible.)"
The ministry said, “Remember, this time shall pass, as long as awareness is our weapon, and our commitment towards ourselves & our society is still ongoing… This shall pass and become from the past, and the whole world will witness the strength and unity of UAE people.
The Ministry has highlighted the vital role of the nursing and medical cadres as being the frontline of defence for the health of society in the provision of healthcare, especially in light of the new coronavirus crisis.
The Ministry in its message expressed pride in their tremendous efforts to immunize society against this pandemic and to maintain the health and safety of patients, providing an inspiring human model as a source of assurance and confidence.
The nursing cadres have proven their competency and ability to face this crisis in a very professional way through the provision of the best healthcare services for patients, the Ministry noted, adding that amid COVID-19 battle, it has given high priority to the health and safety of its medical cadres by providing them with the necessary training and requirements of the occupational protection in accordance with the best international practices.
The total number of coronavirus cases in the UAE is now 74, while 12 people have already recovered.
As part of Dubai Government’s preventive measures against the novel coronavirus the Executive Council has outlined a range of precautionary steps to ensure the health and safety of government employees and contribute to local and international efforts to combat the pandemic.
The evacuees will be received at the newly established Emirates Humanitarian City in the UAE, and will undergo medical testing and monitoring to ensure their health and safety.
Millions of Indians turned out to cast ballots in a state election on Wednesday in the world’s biggest vote since the coronavirus emerged, with booths packed out and many ignoring government advice on wearing masks and social distancing.
Top Turkish officials condemned a caricature scorning President Tayyip Erdogan in the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday, calling it a “disgusting effort” to “spread its cultural racism and hatred.”
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan expressed appreciation to this initiative of hosting a simple ceremony, given the current circumstances of COVID-19 pandemic.