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Abu Dhabi updates social gathering protocol

Abu Dhabi officials have updated the protocol for hosting indoor and outdoor social events and family celebrations in the Emirate.

From December 26, 2021, venues for social events such as weddings, funerals and family gatherings will be operated with a maximum capacity of 60%.

The maximum number of people allowed for an emirate indoor event should not exceed 50.

On the other hand, the number of participants in outdoor events and meetings should not exceed 150.

Social events held at home should not be held by more than 30 people.

On the other hand, for participation in social events, the Alhosn App displays a green pass to show that the PCR test result received within 48 hours is negative, and masks while observing the physical distance protocol. You must adhere to existing precautions, such as wearing.

The directive was issued by the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Commission on Sunday. Authorities added that they would step up inspections and surveillance to ensure compliance with all precautions and precautions and to help maintain low Covid-19 infection rates in Abu Dhabi, according to the state news agency. Wham..

He urged the public to avoid crowded areas, wear masks covering both the nose and mouth, and maintain a distance of at least 2 meters.

The Commission also encourages those eligible for additional vaccines to maintain the green status of the Alhosn app through regular PCR tests.

Earlier this month, an EDE scanner was deployed at the entrance to the Emirate, using technology to quickly detect potential coronavirus cases by measuring changes in electromagnetic waves. Anyone who commute to Abu Dhabi from other parts of the country should perform an EDE scan, regardless of whether or not they have a Green Pass.

read: Covid-19: Abu Dhabi Announces New Border Immigration Regulations

In addition, also from December 26, Abu Dhabi revised the Travel Green List, reducing the number of destinations from the previous 95 to 73. Countries excluded from the previous list are Algeria, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brunei, Burundi, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Ecuador, Estonia, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, This is Sun, New Zealand. Marino, Seychelles, Tunisia, Burundi.

read: Abu Dhabi updates travel green list, reducing the number of destinations from 95 to 73

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