general info CHANGES TO TIMINGS OF NATIONAL STERILISATION PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED
Changes To Timings Of National Sterilisation Programme Announced
Updated on 19 May 2020

New timings for the National Sterilisation Programme have been announced that will come into effect just before the start of Eid Al Fitr. From the 27 day of Ramadan, which is Wednesday 20 May, the National Sterilisation Programme will start 2 hours earlier and will run nightly from 8pm until 6am the following day, until further notice.

Shopping malls and shopping centres will open between 9am and 7pm from then and over the Eid Al Fitr holiday, and each visit will be limited to 2 hours. Adults over the age of 60 and children 12 years and under are not permitted to visit malls.  

Certain shops including butchers shops, fish shops, fruit and vegetable shops and sweet shops can open between 6am and 8pm and supermarkets, co-operatives, pharmacies and certain food outlets can continue to operate 24 hours.

The capacity measures of 30% in shops and malls remain in place and social distancing requirements continue throughout this period. 

 

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His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council, under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE

Following a virtual meeting of Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management chaired by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council

As part of the measures announced to ease restrictions in place to combat the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, the number of people allowed in an office has been increased from 30% to 50%.

As a result of the easing of restrictions of movement in Dubai, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has updated the timings of its public transport services as of Wednesday 27 May.

After some heavy storms hit Dubai over the Eid holidays, the National Center for Meteorology (NCM) has forecast cloudy and humid weather over the next few days.

Licensed premises in Dubai have been given permission to serve alcohol again with certain limitations in place. 

UAE residents with valid residence visas currently outside of the UAE wishing to come back to the UAE, can return from 1 June. 

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has launched a nationwide campaign to encourage everyone to use ALHOSN UAE, the UAE’s official COVID-19 testing and contact tracing app, to protect themselves and their communities.

The Ministry of Education has confirmed that the summer holidays for children in all private and public schools in the UAE will start from 2 July.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed an agreement with Mashreq Bank where the former Sharaf DG Metro Station will now be known as Mashreq Metro Station.

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