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Al Ras area in Dubai under lockdown for two weeks

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Apr. 02, 20 | 8:03 am

Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management announced heightened restrictions on the movement of people and traffic in the Al Ras area of Dubai for two weeks to facilitate intensified sterilization procedures.

The restrictions will be effective throughout the day, from the morning of Tuesday 31 March until the next two weeks.

The decision to put in place heightened restrictions was taken due to the high density of population in the area.

Further to the announcement of restrictions, Dubai’s Roads and Transports Authority (RTA) announced a comprehensive plan to manage traffic and public transport modes in the Al Ras area.

The plan includes the closure of entrances leading to the area from three main roads and interchanges: Al Musalla, Al Khaleej, and Baniyas Streets.

The plan also includes the closure of three stations on the metro green line: Al Ras, Palm Deira and Baniyas Square. The metro will pass through the area without stopping at these stations.

Additionally, as per the plan, all bus routes to Baniyas area will be diverted to Al Musalla, Al Khaleej and Omar Bin Al Khattab streets, and all taxi movement to the area will be restricted.

The General Command of Dubai Police said teams from the Dubai Health Authority will provide all essential supplies to the residents of the area during the two-week period.

The General Command of Dubai Police also appealed to the public to cooperate fully with the authorities and abide by all instructions to ensure the preventive measures.

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