Residents in Dubai are now allowed to dine together in bigger groups following eased restrictions in the Emirate.
Dubai Municipality recently announced amendments to Circular no 45 which now allows a maximum of up to eight persons per table.
“(8 individuals) per group at one table, while (5 individuals) per group are allowed a shisha places,” as per the announcement from Dubai Municipality.
The circular maintains that face masks are still mandatory for visitors except when eating, as well as a minimum physical distancing of two meters between two tables or an isolator shield if the distance is less than two meters.
Restaurants are now also allowed to seat a group of eight individuals together without having to ask if they are from the same family.
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. تسهيلاً لعمل الجهات الرقابية والمنشآت الغذائية من مطاعم ومقاهٍ، عدّلت #بلدية_دبي بعض البنود في التعميم رقم 45 الخاص بالإجراءات الاحترازية الواجب اتباعها في المؤسسات الغذائية، وذلك بما يضمن سلامة الجميع ويلبي حاجتهم للترفيه في الوقت ذاته. #نلتزم_لننتصر . To ease the work of regulatory authorities and food establishments including restaurants and cafes, #DubaiMunicipality amended the protocol and guidelines in Circular 45 for food establishments in a manner that ensures everyone's safety and meets their entertainment needs. #we_commit_until_we_succeed