A genral view of the Abu Dhabi city. File/ AFP
The ban covers all Abu Dhabi residents, including UAE nationals. Exemptions are available by special permit for employees in vital sectors, chronic disease patients visiting hospitals and the transportation of necessary goods.
Movement within each region is allowed in line with National Sterilisation Programme hours.
This step aims to enhance the effectiveness of the National Screening Programme, in line with a series of precautionary and preventative measures being taken to reduce contact, curb the spread of Covid-19, and protect the health and safety of all community members.
The authorities said, “To apply for a permit visit https://es.adpolice.gov.ae/en/movepermit”
In line with the National Screening Programme, Abu Dhabi Emergency and Crisis Committee for the COVID-19 pandemic, in collaboration with Department of Health, has eased some restrictions on activities in the emirate, including raising the capacity in malls and restaurants inside malls to 40%.
Hotel beaches, restaurants outside malls and museums are also allowed to re-open with a capacity of 40%. Public beaches remain closed.
Individual outdoor sports practiced in open spaces, such as horse riding, cricket, cycling, golf, sailing and racquet sports, are also now allowed for people aged 12-60, starting from Monday 1 June.
The ban covers movements between Abu Dhabi’s regions (Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafrah) as well as in and out of the emirate. It applies to all Abu Dhabi residents, including UAE Nationals.
The General Directorate of Civil Defence-Abu Dhabi has announced it has banned the use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders in all the buildings and facilities using central gas.
The two new patients who had recovered were also Chinese citizens, a 41-year old man, and his son, who was eight years of age, the ministry said.
Additionally,1,652 individuals have recovered and two people passed away from complications.
The Sharjah Human Resources Directorate (SHRD) announced the work hours for the Holy month of Ramadan in government departments in the Emirate of Sharjah.
The helicopter made a forced touchdown right on an abandoned land close to the Kerala College of Fisheries and Ocean Research near Panagad.