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New Dubai rules

  • Distance between tables at restaurants and cafes increased from 2 metres to 3 metres in Dubai
  • Only 10 people allowed to gather for social events including weddings and private parties, and attendees must be limited to first-degree relatives
  • Fitness centres and gyms to increase the physical distance between sports equipment and trainees from 2 metres to 3 metres

Dubai: Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management issued new rules for dining out in the emirate on Friday.

It announced a decision to increase the distance between tables at restaurants and cafes from 2 metres to 3 metres.

Also the number of people allowed to sit at one table has been reduced from 10 to 7 at restaurants and to 4 at cafes.

Dubai: New rules for social events

Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management also issued a new mandate for gatherings on Friday.

The committee said that a maximum of 10 people would be allowed to gather for social events including weddings, and private parties, and attendees must be limited to first-degree relatives. The mandate applies for gatherings at a hotel or at a home.

The rule goes into effect on January 27.

Dubai: New rules for gyms

As a preventive measure against COVID-19, the Dubai Economy and Dubai Sports Council directed the fitness centres and gyms to increase the physical distance between sports equipment and trainees from 2 metres to 3 metres.