Coronavirus: Dubai updates Covid-19 safety rules for eateries

Follow new measures to ensure your safety and that of others by curbing the spread of the virus

  
Dubai Economy, in cooperation with Dubai Municipality & Dubai tourism, closed a café in the Karama area for not adhering to the precautionary measures, specifically social distancing. 7 shops in malls were fined for not complying with the precautionary measures. Image courtesy Dubai Media Office Twitter handle.

Dubai Economy, in cooperation with Dubai Municipality & Dubai tourism, closed a café in the Karama area for not adhering to the precautionary measures, specifically social distancing. 7 shops in malls were fined for not complying with the precautionary measures. Image courtesy Dubai Media Office Twitter handle.

UAE - To ease the work of regulatory authorities and food establishments, including restaurants and cafes, Dubai Municipality on Thursday amended the protocol and guidelines in Circular 45 for food establishments in a manner that ensures everyone's safety and meets their entertainment needs.

The new coronavirus guidelines include:

- A face mask is mandatory: Owners must ensure visitors are committing to wearing face masks when at their establishment, except when eating.

- Restrict the number of groups: (8 individuals) per groups at one table while (5 individuals) per group are allowed at shisha venues.

- Determine the physical-distance plan: Allow 2 metres between two tables or an isolator if the distance is less than 2 metres.

- Put isolators for tables accommodating large groups: Two groups are allowed to sit on tables accommodating large groups, while owners must ensure physical distancing is maintained or include temporary isolators in case the distance is less than 2 metres.

- Disregard specifying the group's nature: Disregard specifying the group's nature, whether from the same family or not.

 

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