Coronavirus: Abu Dhabi outlines norms for entertainment, gaming centres

All employees will be required to take a Covid-19 test

  
A security guard wearing protective equipment watches over patients queuing to be tested, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Cleveland Clinic hospital in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, April 20, 2020.

A security guard wearing protective equipment watches over patients queuing to be tested, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Cleveland Clinic hospital in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, April 20, 2020.

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Entertainment centres and gaming halls in Abu Dhabi will have a maximum seating capacity of 60 per cent when they reopen, it was announced on Wednesday.

Other measures include intensive sterilisation throughout the day, frequent temperature checks for all employees, encouragement of payment via e-channels, mandatory masks and gloves for all staff, a physical distance of 2 metres between staff, and customers and mandatory masks for customers.

Most importantly, all employees will be required to take a Covid-19 test.

The guidelines, announced by the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi, are in line with the criterion set for all outlets located at shopping malls.

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