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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 measure aims to enhance precautionary measures as part of efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 and protect public health.
This was announced by the Crisis, Disaster and Emergency Management Team in Ajman. The decision has taken effect starting from Tuesday.
The authority clarified that the food control report on the administrative closure decision against the cafeteria resulted from repeated violations of health and food safety requirements.
In the other cases, the same cost would be covered under the government-funded programs (ABM3-ABM5), which cover all Emiratis and their domestic workers, people of determination, pregnant women, residents over 50, people with chronic diseases, people with COVID-19 symptoms and those who mix with infected people.
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