World’s Fair Dubai Warns Of Possible Closures Over Virus & It’s Not Good News

by Deeplata Garde
World’s Fair Dubai Warns Of Possible Closures Over Virus & It’s Not Good News

After the emergence of the omicron form, the UAE’s daily viral caseload has increased by a factor of 37 in just three weeks. As coronavirus infections quickly climb in the UAE, the multibillion-dollar world’s fair in Dubai has given notice that certain venues on-site may close. Dubai’s government-run media office on Monday gave an ambiguous statement. It highlights the difficult task of holding Dubai’s Expo 2020 in the midst of a still-raging epidemic.

Virus breakouts among Dubai’s Expo 2020 personnel may compel some areas of the exhibition. They might be”shut momentarily for extensive cleaning and sanitization,” according to Dubai’s Expo 2020.

What Are The Measures Implemented By UAE Government For Expo 2020?

The UAE believed that its speedy vaccination distribution would let its economy to dodge the shutdown. As the condition has already immobilised most of the West. And the exhibition opened in October after a year’s delay.

Expo seeks to implement different viral measures. The measure includes the use of face masks, the requirement of a vaccination certificate. Also a recent negative virus test for admission. However, the highly transmissible omicron form presents a new challenge.


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Will Uae Tourism Be Affected Due To This?

In recent weeks, at Expo’s big performances, revellers pressed up against each other. There were no evident social separation standards.

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The world’s fair has risen to prominence in the midst of Dubai’s prime winter tourism season. Hundreds of thousands of people from all around the globe have flocked to the enormous venue. It is home to dozens of country pavilions, eateries, stores, and entertainment stages.

Last year’s NYE parties in Dubai contributed to a sharp increase in virus infections throughout the UAE. The visitors avoided lockdowns at home. Infections are presently hovering just below those levels. But a rapid increase is observed. On Tuesday, the daily infection toll surpassed 1,840, the most in six months.

More Stringent Regulations Is Required To Control The Wave.

On Tuesday, the more conservative capital of Abu Dhabi increased virus checks on the motorway. It led from Dubai to ensure that all vaccinated drivers had tested negative in the previous two weeks. For the first half of January, the city capped house parties at 30 persons. Also, it was stated that all schools will transition to remote learning.
Few daily hospitalizations and fatalities have come on record by Emirati officials.  Among the UAE’s, almost 10 million citizens, 90% has complete vaccination.