Abu Dhabi Brings Back Sterilization Program; Curfew from Midnight to 5am

As part of efforts to preserve public health and prevent the spread of Covid-19, the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis, and Disasters Committee has announced the reinstatement of the National Sterilisation Programme beginning Monday, July 19.

The sterilizing drive will take place every day between the hours of midnight and 5 a.m. Traffic and public transportation will be prohibited during these hours, and there will be no transportation services.

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Sterilization Program, Curfew Reinstated in Abu Dhabi

Residents must remain at home unless it is necessary to go or obtain vital supplies such as food and medicine.

In line with this, residents must apply for a movement permit in Abu Dhabi by visiting www.adpolice.gov.ae.

Following this announcement, the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis, and Disasters Committee has updated the operating capacity of several operations in the emirate, which will take effect on Monday, July 19.

  • Beaches, parks, swimming pools, restaurants, cafes, gyms, gyms and spas in hotels, buses, and public ferries must all operate at 50% capacity.
  • Shopping malls will operate at 40% capacity, while cinemas will operate at 30% full.
  • A five-passenger cab can carry up to three passengers while a seven-passenger taxi can carry up to four.

According to the committee, residents have been urged to take precautionary steps, keep their physical distance, and use masks in public places.

The decision is consistent with Abu Dhabi’s pandemic policy, bolstering the emirate’s proactive and preventive steps to minimize the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

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