Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 22 October 2020

CORONAVIRUS

Abu Dhabi reopens gaming centres in malls

The move is subject to strict conditions such as operating at 60 per cent capacity

Abu Dhabi announced entertainment centres and gaming halls can reopen subject to stringent safety measures.

They must operate at 60 per cent capacity and equipment must be sanitised frequently.

The measures include limiting the capacity of ball pits to 30 per cent and disinfecting all rides, machines and protective equipment after each use.

Customers and staff must wear masks at all times.

Authorities are cautiously reopening many activities and public spaces, while ensuring people are adhering to guidelines designed to curb the spread of Covid-19 and safeguard public health.

Inspectors have been out in force across the country, fining people who flout the rules.

Authorities repeated the need to avoid large gatherings, not only with family members at home but also at restaurants and malls.

The UAE recorded 852 cases on Tuesday, bringing the number of infections to 86,447.

The death toll remained at 405.

Updated: September 23, 2020 02:47 PM

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