Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management has announced new Covid-19 precautionary measures for events, weddings, restaurants, and hotels, within the emirate on May 17.
Restaurants can seat 10 people per table, while coffee shops can have six people at each table.
Community sports events are allowed, and spectators can attend provided all attendees, participants and staff have received their Covid-19 vaccine. The committee added that wearing of facemasks and observing 2-metre physical distancing remains mandatory.
Entertainment venues can increase their capacity to 70 per cent, while occupancy ceilings of hotels have been raised to 100 per cent.
Permits will be given for concerts and social and institutional events on the condition that attendees and participants have been vaccinated.
Maximum attendees at indoor events has been capped at 1,500, and for outdoor events that cap stands at 2,500 people.