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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
ABU DHABI: The Abu Dhabi's Emergency, Crisis, and Disaster Committee has approved to allow members of the same family to sit at one table in restaurants and cafes in Abu Dhabi, with no limit on numbers, effective Saturday, 5 June 2021.
The committee reaffirms the importance of adhering to approved capacity of 60 per cent for restaurants and cafes and maintaining other precautionary measures, to protect the health and safety of everyone within the community and preserve public health gains.
On the other hand, the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH), the regulator of the healthcare sector in the emirate, encourages the community to boost their vitamin D levels as a preventive tool against COVID-19 infection and boosting immunity during infection.
This latest update from DoH is based on findings from a local study that has demonstrated a strong association between vitamin D levels and COVID-19 severity and mortality among a sample of affected people in the UAE.
The newly published study, conducted by Dr. Habiba Al Safar, an Emirati research scholar, and Dr. Fatme Al Anouti, Associate Professor of Clinical Biochemistry at Zayed University, has been approved by Abu Dhabi Health Research aEthics Committee – Abu Dhabi.
The media office shared a video and wrote, “Remember how eerie it was to see pictures of deserted streets in Abu Dhabi during the national sterilisation programme?
The police added that a fine of Dhs50,000 will be applied on those who do not abide by the decisions related to preventing gatherings of more than five persons in one place, or during parties in homes and private places
The authority said, “It should be noted that only approved vaccines will be approved in the country. The approved certificates will appear in the AlHosnApp. Passengers can start registering from Aug.15."
The Abu Dhabi Media office said on Twitter, “In coordination with Abu Dhabi Emergency Crisis and Disasters Committee, the Department of Government Support will implement a mandatory requirement for PCR tests every 7 days for all employees of government entities and companies in the emirate, from Sunday, 26 December 2021.”
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikhs and guests of the country witnessed on Sunday the “Union March”, which was organised by the Presidential Office and launched as part of the activities of the Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival for 2023 in Al Wathba area in Abu Dhabi.
At least 26 people were injured — including a local cleric — and transferred to hospitals. Police helped reroute traffic in the area after condoning off the site, officials said. The interior minister of Gilgit-Baltistan called the incident an "act of terrorism.”
Modi thanked voters for "their unwavering support” in the states where his party was leading. Rahul Gandhi, the Congress leader, conceded defeat in the three states where his party was trailing.