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After two months, Dubai is back in full swing as it reopens its popular parks and beaches for the public. Here’s what we know. By Amitha Ameen

 

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Citizens of Emirate of Dubai rejoice after the Dubai Municipality reopens major parks and the Dubai Frame to the general public from May 29 onwards. Additionally, JBR beach, Al Mamzar, Jumeirah, and Umm Suqeim beaches were also reopened for the public.

Although this brought relief to many, authorities stressed: “All to strictly follow the precautionary measures imposed by the municipality at these locations for your safety.” The phased reopening of business and services in Dubai involves the strict implementation of precautionary measures by authorities, which includes well-prepared staff, thorough sterilising of facilities and offices, and ensuring “public safety measures, to maintaining physical distance and personal protection.”

 

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Earlier on Wednesday, Dubai also eased and shortened the stay-at-home order from 11:00 pm to 06:00 am. Companies too are allowed to reopen with half staff capacity. As for movie halls, gyms, and other entertainment areas, authorities continue “inspection campaigns to monitor the proper application of precautionary measures and ensure public safety.”

 

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As per previous reports, Dubai will most likely start welcoming tourists from July 2020 onwards as per official reports. The city had previously closed its borders in March and imposed a full lockdown to curb the spread of the Coronavirus outbreak.

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