In pictures: Life returns to normal in Naif district after Dubai lifts 24-hr movement restrictions

Public movement in Dubai's Naif area returned to normal between 6am and 10pm from April 27.

By Photos by Juidin Bernarrd/ Khaleej Times

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On Sunday night, when Dubai Police officials lifted the barricades that restricted movement from Al Khaleej Road into Naif District, the entire district erupted in cheers.
On Sunday night, when Dubai Police officials lifted the barricades that restricted movement from Al Khaleej Road into Naif District, the entire district erupted in cheers.
Despite having spent most of their lives in the UAE, Naif in particular, the residents said what they witnessed the night before was unlike they had ever seen before.
Despite having spent most of their lives in the UAE, Naif in particular, the residents said what they witnessed the night before was unlike they had ever seen before.
A total of 6,000 tests were conducted on residents in the area.
A total of 6,000 tests were conducted on residents in the area.
The committee said it decided to reduce the 24-hour controls on movement as no new cases were recorded in Naif and Al Ras for the past two days.
The committee said it decided to reduce the 24-hour controls on movement as no new cases were recorded in Naif and Al Ras for the past two days.
According to the Committee, no new Covid-19 cases were recorded in the last two days in Naif and Al Ras.
According to the Committee, no new Covid-19 cases were recorded in the last two days in Naif and Al Ras.
On Monday, residents, shop vendors, and daily wage workers spilled out of their homes in Dubai's historic and busiest economic district in a bid to go back to their old routines.
On Monday, residents, shop vendors, and daily wage workers spilled out of their homes in Dubai's historic and busiest economic district in a bid to go back to their old routines.
Wearing face masks and gloves may have become the norm for these residents.
Wearing face masks and gloves may have become the norm for these residents.
Public movement in these areas between 6.00 am and 10.00 pm and restrictions will be in place only between 10.00 pm and 6.00 am as with the rest of the emirate.
Public movement in these areas between 6.00 am and 10.00 pm and restrictions will be in place only between 10.00 pm and 6.00 am as with the rest of the emirate.
The Committee stressed on the need for individuals to observe preventive measures including maintaining a distance of at least two metres from other individuals and minimising interactions. It also stressed all individuals must continue wearing masks when leaving their homes, and sanitising or washing their hands with soap and water to reduce the spread of the virus.
The Committee stressed on the need for individuals to observe preventive measures including maintaining a distance of at least two metres from other individuals and minimising interactions. It also stressed all individuals must continue wearing masks when leaving their homes, and sanitising or washing their hands with soap and water to reduce the spread of the virus.
Safety and hygiene posters were stuck everywhere, and awareness messages were announced after each prayer call from the Al Zarooni Mosque.
Safety and hygiene posters were stuck everywhere, and awareness messages were announced after each prayer call from the Al Zarooni Mosque.

Published: Mon 27 Apr 2020, 9:56 PM

Last updated: Tue 28 Apr 2020, 1:20 AM

On Monday, residents, shop vendors, and daily wage workers spilled out of their homes in Dubai's historic and busiest economic district in a bid to go back to their old routines.
On Monday, residents, shop vendors, and daily wage workers spilled out of their homes in Dubai's historic and busiest economic district in a bid to go back to their old routines.


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