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UAE sanitisation drive to take place daily from 8pm to 6am

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on March 26, 2020 | Last updated on March 26, 2020 at 02.27 pm

(Shihab/Khaleej Times)

The movement of traffic and people will go on during the day but will be restricted during the time of disinfection.

The Ministry of Interior has clarified that the National Disinfection Program, slated for execution over the weekend starting from Thursday, March 26, will take place from 8pm to 6am every day.

The movement of traffic and people will go on as usual during the day but will be restricted during the time of disinfection from 8pm to 6am, and public transport and Metro trains will be fully stopped during the disinfection.

Also read: UAE disinfection timetable, exempted employees list

The ministry stressed that all retail food outlets such as cooperative societies, supermarkets, grocery stores and pharmacies will remain open 24/7. The public will continue to have access to them even during the period of movement restrictions during the disinfection.

The Ministry stressed that it was in the framework of protecting the health of the citizens and residents as the utmost priority. All preventive measures being taken are important at this time.

Here are the guidelines residents are expected to follow during the sanitisation drive.


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