Abu Dhabi introduces new COVID-19 restrictions

| 627 | :   Twitter |   LinkedIn

Amidst the rising cases in the UAE, Abu Dhabi has introduced some new COVID-19 restrictions.

Abu Dhabi introduces new COVID-19 restrictions

Per The National, malls, gyms, restaurants and cinemas in the UAE’s capital have all been affected by the new guidelines.

In a new notice issued, the maximum capacity malls can now take is 40 per cent and gyms are now limited to 50 per cent capacity.

As for restaurants and cafes, the maximum capacity they can run at is 60 per cent, with all of the required social distancing guidelines in place.

Meanwhile, it appears cinemas have also been ordered to close completely, which Vox Cinemas announced on Friday.

“In compliance with the government-mandated closure of cinemas in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, VOX Cinemas will be temporarily closed from Friday, 5 February until further notice,” Vox said in a statement on their official Instagram page. We will be back soon so please stay tuned for updates on reopening.”

Then, on Saturday, February 6, it was announced that all Abu Dhabi government offices would be operating at a maximum of 30 per cent capacity.

“The Department of Government Support has approved reducing attendance at the workplace in Abu Dhabi government and semi-government entities to 30 per cent, to bolster precautionary measures implemented in the emirate and protect the health of employees and their families,” a statement from the Abu Dhabi media office said.

A weekly PCR test is also required every week from employees unless they have been vaccinated as part of the national vaccination programmes with a gold star or letter E on the Alhosn app.

| 627 | :   Twitter |   LinkedIn

Source : Emirates Woman | Photocredit : Google

Follow Dubai Today

Subscribe Now

Enter your email address:

Related News

Dubai ruler forms tribunal to resolve rows over inherited property

The ruler of Dubai has formed a tribunal to resolve disputes between heirs involved in the sale of inherited properties. It will draw on the expertise of lawyers…

Real cases indicating market recovery in Dubai

While the majority of international buyers were predicting Dubai market crash by 30/50%, the market is picking up by up to 50% in 2021. Here are the real…

Four new deals for the ladies in Dubai

Ladies’ night here in Dubai is an institution and there’s forever a load of fresh money-saving deals hitting the city. If you’re looking for a new ladies’ night to check out…

Dubai Today Wiki

Popular Videos