The emirate of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates has reopened malls, cafes, and restaurants and eased lockdown restrictions it initially imposed last month to prevent the spread of coronavirus as the city marked the beginning of Ramadan.
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Peope eat at a restaurant in Dubai on August 30, 2018. (AFP)
The Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management announces a partial reduction in the restrictions on movement in the emirate starting from Friday 24 April. Here are some updates on the rules and regulations... pic.twitter.com/pK8zDzCLBv— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) April 23, 2020
#Dubai’s RTA confirms the emirate will resume its metro, public buses, and taxi services starting Sunday, April 26, following a decision by authorities to partially reduce movement restrictions that have been in place against the #coronavirus pandemic.https://t.co/NgUj0QT8oc— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) April 23, 2020
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) confirmed that the emirate will resume its metro, public buses, and taxi services starting Sunday, April 26. RTA confirmed that ongoing protective health measures for taxi rides will continue such as limiting the number of riders to two at the back seat and maintaining isolators between the driver and passengers. However, water transport, tram, limousine, and car-sharing services will continue to be suspended under the existing guidelines.
The #UAE confirms it will continue the traditional firing of the cannon at the start of sunset prayers marking the end of the daily #Ramadan fast but without any spectators in attendance, as part of the measures to prevent the spread of #coronavirus.https://t.co/9nyzCHMRRw— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) April 24, 2020