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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Sharjah has updated the precautionary and preventive measures for home gatherings and social events in the Emirate.
Sharjah's Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Team has said that the number of attendees at the social events shall not exceed 50 people at home and 100 people in halls.
Moreover, attendees are required to maintain a distance of 4 meters from each others.
Setting up wedding tents with a capacity of no more than 200 people has also been allowed in the latest update, provided that all precautionary measures are applied and social distancing is observed.
All the attendees either should be fully vaccinated or they have to present the green pass system of Al Hosn App.
The total duration of any event should not exceed four hours.
People with chronic diseases, the elderly and anyone who has any symptoms of illness are advised not to attend the events.
All attendees mus wea masks, avoid hand and nose-shaking and hugs in addition to keeping physical distance between individuals.
The Sharjah Police stated that non-compliance with wearing masks, and gatherings top the list of reports received through the reporting platforms that have been made available to the public, stressing the need to adhere to precautionary measures, and to report violations and abuses through its channels designated for individuals so that deterrent legal measures are taken against violators.
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The Sharjah Ruler explained that, since the UAE’s founding in 1971, unity and giving served as the foundation of the country’s development, and comprehensive renaissance being the goal of both the UAE’s leadership and people.