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Gyms, cinemas to reopen in Dubai from May 27

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May. 26, 20 | 10:44 am

Cinemas, fitness centers, and other entertainment and leisure activities will be reopened in Dubai starting May 27, without movement restrictions from 6 AM to 11 PM.

The emirate has officially announced that it will begin to allow the reopening of sports academies, indoor gyms, fitness clubs, as well as cinemas as part of the emirate’s efforts to reestablish business activities. However, residents are required to observe strict social distancing measures to ensure safety.

READ ALSO: LOOK: List of shops, leisure destinations to reopen in Dubai starting May 27

The gradual reopening of economic activities in the emirate follows directives from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, as well as His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council.

Dubai authorities have outlined several general rules and regulations that all establishments should follow, including:

– Activities authorised to operate must abide by the timings of the national sterilisation programme

– Social distancing of 2 metres must be maintained by all

– All those returning from abroad must adhere to a 14-day quarantine.

– Masks are obligatory and must be worn at all times

Sterilisation must continuously by carried out and only single-use utensils will be allowed.

– Violators of rules and guidelines will be fined, according to the type of violation

– Children under 12, elderly over 60 and those with chronic diseases and prone to infection, are not allowed to enter malls, cinemas, sports facilities, and educational institutes

READ ALSO: Dubai adjusts timings of National Disinfection Program from 11:00pm to 6:00am starting May 27

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed urged the public to adhere to the country’s preventive measures to safeguard the health of everyone living in the UAE.

“We urge all concerned entities in Dubai to intensify awareness efforts and ensure that everyone, at organisational and individual levels, adheres to the precautionary measures and guidelines to protect the well-being of our society,” said His Highness.

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Gyms, cinemas to reopen in Dubai from May 27

Gyms, cinemas to reopen in Dubai from May 27

Cinemas, fitness centers, and other entertainment and leisure activities will be reopened in Dubai starting May 27, without movement restrictions from 6 AM to 11 PM. The emirate has officially announced that it will begin to allow the reopening of sports academies,...

Duterte orders probe for overpriced COVID-19 test kits

Duterte orders probe for overpriced COVID-19 test kits

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to conduct a "very careful" investigation regarding the alleged overpricing of COVID-19 testing kits by a local supplier. The president expressed his disappointment with local businessmen...

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