Coronavirus: Abu Dhabi allows gyms to reopen

A strict set of conditions will be in place when their doors open to customers on July 1

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Reporter: Kelly Clark: News. People work out at GymNation in Al Quoz as gyms across Dubai start to open. Wednesday, May 27th, 2020. Dubai. Chris Whiteoak / The National
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Indoor sports centres and gyms in Abu Dhabi are being allowed to reopen on Wednesday as part of a relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions.

Visitors and coaches must adhere to social distancing of at least two metres, carry sanitiser and train alone if they are not a part of a group session.

The rules also state that all guests and staff should have their temperatures taken before and during training sessions, and wear masks and gloves at all times.

Life is returning to normal as the capital gears up to reinvigorate the economy.

In the past few weeks, Abu Dhabi has launched a massive screening campaign to drive down infection rates in the emirate.

Police and medics have joined forces in the capital to offer free Covid-19 tests at the homes of residents.

The aim of the campaign is to ensure all sections of society can have access to screening, particularly those at most risk of suffering serious illness if they catch the virus.


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