Abu Dhabi To Reopen Cultural Sites & Museums

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
by Vaishnavi Venkataraman 70

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi announced the reopening of the capital’s museums and cultural sites. However, the capacity is capped to 40% and a number of restrictions have been put in place. In case you want a respite from all the Covid updates, how about a Virtual Tour Of Yas Islands, Abu Dhabi?

Abu Dhabi Issues Guidelines For Museums

The floor will be sterilized regularly as well as social distancing sticker will be stuck on the floor so that guests can maintain a distance of two metres from other people. Glass partitions will be installed wherever possible and daily and periodical temperature checks will be conducted for all employees.

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Credits: Louvre Abu Dhabi

All touch screens will be removed from the facility. A board indicating the maximum number of visitors will be placed outside, so that visitors don’t exceed 40%. All staff and visitors must wear facemask and gloves at all times. There will also be an isolation room, for suspected cases. All workshops and classes within the campus will remain suspended until further notice.

Museums and cultural centers in the emirate shut down in March in a bid to curb the spread of the virus. On another note, hotels in Abu Dhabi are opening up with additional precautions. Here are the Guidelines For Reopening Hotels.

What Else?

Meanwhile, Abu Dhabi has extended travel ban by another week, starting 16 June. Abu Dhabi first extended movement restrictions on 2 June. Over the last two weeks, more than 388,000 residents of the emirate were tested for the coronavirus. On Monday, Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Committee, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police and the Department of Health Abu Dhabi decided to to extend the ban for another seven days.

The ban covers movements between Abu Dhabi’s regions as well as in and out of the emirate. The movement restriction applies to all Abu Dhabi residents, including UAE Nationals. However, employees in vital sectors, and chronic disease patients visiting hospitals are exempted from the ban.

Earlier, Abu Dhabi Airport Used Robots For Sterilization. 

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