Ras Al Khaimah extends Covid-19 restrictions until August 31

Limits include hotel beach and pool capacity and seating at restaurant tables

Covid-19 restrictions in Ras Al Khaimah have been extended until August 31.

Under the rules, the capacity of public beaches and parks is limited to 70 per cent. Shopping malls must admit no more than 60 per cent of their total allowance.

Restaurants and cafes must keep tables two metres apart, with a maximum of four customers at each table, unless they are members of the same family.

Social distancing of two metres must also be observed, and masks remain mandatory in all public places.

Attendance at all public events, exhibitions and activities is restricted to those who have been vaccinated or are taking part in clinical trials for a vaccine.

Proof of a negative PCR test result, obtained within 48 hours before the event, is also required.

Family gatherings and events such as weddings are limited to 10 people. No more than 20 people are allowed to attend a funeral.

Public transport, cinemas, events and activities, fitness centres and gyms, as well as pools and private beaches at hotels can admit no more than 50 per cent of their capacity.

Hotels can continue to operate at 100 per cent capacity.

Elsewhere in the UAE, Abu Dhabi has updated its quarantine requirements.

Vaccinated travellers flying into Abu Dhabi from countries not on its green list will now go into quarantine for seven days instead of five, the authorities said on Sunday.

Unvaccinated passengers from countries not on the green list will have to go into quarantine for 12 days, instead of 10.

Arrivals from green-list countries do not need to quarantine.

The capital updated its travel procedures for citizens and residents returning from abroad, effective from Monday, July 5.

Updated: July 5th 2021, 9:26 AM