- As of Thursday, more than 5.8 million vaccine doses had been administered
- More than 30 million tests were performed in the UAE
- The UAE is the country with the highest number of immunizations and tests in the world
The Dubai Prevention Council, headed by Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, has decided to extend the ban until the end of Ramadan. The committee added that it will continue to monitor local and international developments to ensure Kovid’s best response.
The committee also praised the speed of the Kovid vaccination drive in Dubai and the UAE. As of Thursday, more than 5.8 million vaccine doses and more than 30 million tests had been administered in the UAE.
The UAE is the country with the highest number of immunizations and tests in the world. Precautionary measures that extend until the start of Ramadan include:
- Indoor venues, including film, entertainment and sports venues, will continue to operate at 50 per cent of maximum capacity and with extreme precautionary measures.
- Visitors will be allowed in shopping malls, hotel establishments, swimming pools and private beaches in hotels. Will be limited to 70 per cent of the total capacity of the guests.
- Restaurants and cafes have to close by 1 p.m.
- Pubs and bars will be closed
- Intensive monitoring and testing campaigns will continue to ensure strict adherence to procedures, including physical distance and wearing a mask.
The committee urged the public to continue with precautionary measures, emphasizing that commitment is crucial to prevent the spread of the disease.
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