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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Dubai's Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management announces updated precautionary measures for events and activities effective from Monday (May 17).
The latest precautionary measures must be observed, and performers and entertainers should be vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Supreme Committee stressed that it continues to be mandatory for people attending events and activities to wear face masks and observe a minimum physical distancing of two metres.Wedding events are allowed, with the maximum attendance capped at 100 for wedding venues/hotels.
All attendees and staff should have received the Covid-19 vaccine. Attendance at wedding events at homes is capped at 30; all attendees should strictly observe updated precautionary measures, including social distancing rules and wearing of masks.
The maximum number of people allowed to sit on a single table at restaurants has been increased to 10. Coffee shops can have a maximum of 6 people per table. Restaurants are allowed to resume brunches with strict observance of updated precautionary measures outlined by authorities.
For a one-month extendable trial period starting May 17, 2021, bars will be permitted to re-open, provided all customers and staff have received the Covid-19 vaccine. The latest precautionary measures must be stringently observed, as required under the permit type.
Permits will also be given for community sports events, concerts and social and institutional events like gala dinners and award ceremonies for a trial period of one month (extendable) starting from May 17. Attendees and participants must have been vaccinated for Covid-19 and observe the latest precautionary measures as required under the permit type.
Fans and spectators will also be able to attend sports events, provided all attendees, participants and staff have received the Covid-19 vaccine. The attendance capacity for these permitted events should not exceed 70 per cent. The maximum attendance allowed for such events is 1,500 for indoor events and 2,500 for outdoor events.
Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge announced that 579 students from 15 different nationalities have already been enrolled in the virtual school.
The Ministry stressed in a statement on Saturday that, its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
The units will provide 'mobile and rapid solutions for early diagnosis and vaccinations' in different regions of the Emirate of Ajman.
In co-operation with SPEA, the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority in Sharjah has decided that government and private nurseries are all set for reopening on Sunday (March 28, 2021).
This decision has been made after a number of inspection and monitoring visits, ensuring compliance with the precautionary measures and procedures, and a safe environment for children.
A 30-year-old unemployed Arab man was arrested for impersonating an undercover police officer in women's attire and robbing an Asian man of Dhs6,700 in Al Rigga, Dubai.
The Ministry stressed in a statement its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
The reopening of the facilities will enable the gradual return of 40 plus international carriers that are currently operating at Terminals 2 and 3 back to their home terminal at DXB.
It also indicated that the product is not allowed for sale in the UAE, pointing out that the product may enter the country with those coming from abroad, or it may be purchased via the Internet and social networking websites.