New Covid rules UAE: Reduced capacity for malls, parks announced in Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah - Authorities urged members of the public to avoid complacency in following the mandatory precautionary measures.

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Published: Wed 10 Feb 2021, 12:53 PM

Last updated: Wed 10 Feb 2021, 1:23 PM

Ras Al Khaimah has announced several new restrictions in keeping with a fresh directive aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19 in the emirate.


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The move involves reducing the operating capacities across various commercial establishments and public spaces, as follows:

> Public beaches and parks to 70 per cent

> Shopping malls to 60 per cent

> Public transportation to 50 per cent

> Cinemas, entertainment events and venues to 50 per cent

> Fitness centres and gyms to 50 per cent

> Pools and private beaches at hotels to 50 per cent

‏The decision also moves to limit the number of individuals allowed at family and social gatherings (such as weddings) to a maximum of 10 people, while funerals are allowed to have a maximum of 20 attendees.

All members of the public must maintain a physical distance of 2 metres in public.

Restaurants and cafés are also required to maintain a 2-metre distance between tables, where no more than four people are allowed to sit together, unless they belong to the same family.

‏Authorities urged members of the public to avoid complacency with regard to following the mandatory precautionary measures put in place.

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