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Weddings and social events allowed to resume in Dubai

Event halls can accommodate a maximum of 200 people while the duration cannot exceed four hours

A tech guide to embracing the new normal at airports

New technologies assist in enforcing social distancing guidelines at airports

Back-to school experiments offer a coronavirus education

School reopenings haven’t been the primary cause of flare-ups in local Covid-19 cases, opines Bloomberg columnist Lara Williams

Four passengers now allowed to travel in Hala van taxis in Dubai

RTA guidelines now allow for up to four passengers to travel in Hala vans, bookable on the Careem app

ServiceNow new tools help businesses manage Covid-19 contact tracing, travel

Integration with Cisco DNA helps monitor employees across the workplace

Dubai Hala taxi service lays down stringent health and hygiene rules in the wake of Covid-19

Drivers will be required to pass a temperature test before picking up passengers

UAE increases mosque capacity to 50%; Eid Al Adha prayers to be done at home

Eid Al Adha prayers would be conducted at homes and takbeers broadcast through visual and audio means

Dreamscape, Magic Planet, Little Explorers and iFly Dubai reopen in Dubai from July 4

It follows earlier reopenings of MAF’s entertainment experiences across the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Lebanon

KHDA issues list of protocols for reopening of private schools in Dubai

Over 100 safety measures entail wearing masks, regular sanitisation, temperature checks and maintaining adequate distancing

UAE’s GEMS Education schools undergo safety measures to prepare for reopening

The network of schools is undergoing regular deep cleaning and disinfection using hospital-grade anti-viral disinfectants

UAE warns of hefty fines for those violating Covid-19 precautions

Penalties will be doubled for those repeating the violation while third time offenders could face imprisonment for up to six months and an increased fine of Dhs100,000

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UAE issues guidelines on reopening schools, universities in September 2020

Protocols include temperature checks and frequent sterilisation in the new academic year

Mosques in Makkah to reopen on Sunday

Several precautionary measures have to be followed at the mosques

Building company culture within a remote workforce in the UAE

In this work-from-home world, organisations should look at building a culture based around trust and freedom

Lockdowns may have helped prevent half a billion coronavirus cases

The virus has now caused some 7 million reported cases of Covid-19, with more than 400,000 fatalities

Video: Dubai Fountain resumes shows with social distancing measures

The attraction was closed in March due to Covid-19 restrictions

Dubai’s Meraas offers contactless ‘Curbside Pickup’ service for customers

Participating retailers include Mitts and Trays, BLK Cab Coffee, Catch 22, Aprons & Hammers, Eggspectations, and Urban Seafood, among others

UAE reports 883 Covid-19 cases, 2 deaths

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 255

Abu Dhabi issues guidelines for hotels to reopen

Restaurants and lounges will have to cap visitors numbers at 30 per cent of the total capacity

Dubai restaurants now allowed to serve alcohol

Restaurants will have to follow strict measure when serving customers

UAE reports 546 Covid-19 cases, 11 deaths

The Covid-19-related death toll has now risen to 157

Dubai’s F&B outlets say they are losing over Dhs1bn on a monthly basis

The two most significant issues causing negative cashflow problems are rental obligations and employee liability issues, say operators

Abu Dhabi issues guidelines for reopening restaurants, lounges and bars in hotels

Some of the requirements include testing all staff for Covid-19, installing thermal cameras and ensuring social distancing protocols are in place

Abu Dhabi considers reopening malls with precautionary measures in place

Shoppers will be required to wear masks and gloves and maintain social distancing

How is Covid-19 changing the UAE’s educational landscape?

In the aftermath of the Covid-19 outbreak and extended distance learning programmes, schools and parents continue to deal with a number of challenges

Egypt bans Ramadan gatherings, public iftars – reports

The committee of scholars at Cairo’s al-Azhar university added that people should still fast as the ritual had no link to coronavirus