Coronavirus: more Abu Dhabi public parks and beaches reopen

Safety measures will be implemented to ensure visitors are kept safe

No entry signs at Corniche Beach in Abu Dhabi in April. Public beaches and parks were closed in March to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Victor Besa / The National 
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More public beaches and parks will reopen in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafrah.

This will be the second stage of reopening parks and beaches across the emirate after they were closed in March to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

The facilities are being opened after extensive sterilisation of the premises.

Thermal cameras will be placed at entrances to check the temperature of the visitors.

A maximum of four people are allowed per group.

All beachgoers must wear masks, and showers will be closed.

Food and beverage outlets will operate at 30 per cent capacity, with a maximum of four people per table.

The tables should be placed at a minimum distance of 2.5m.

Play areas will be closed and parking will be at 50 per cent capacity.

Facilities will be frequently sanitised by municipality workers to ensure the safety of visitors.

The parks set to reopen in Abu Dhabi are: Delma Park, Sharea Park, Kathem Park, Wathba Park, Rabdan Park and Shahama Park1.

Green Mubazzarah Park will reopen in Al Ain.

In Al Dhafrah, Al Mirfa and Zayed Al Khair Park will be open to public.

Al Bateen Beach will also reopen.