Dubai's Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management announces updated precautionary measures for events and activities effective from 17 May, with continued mandatory wearing of face masks and observing physical distancing of 2 metres.
Wedding events allowed to be held with the maximum attendance capped at 100 for wedding venues/hotels; all attendees and staff should have received the COVID-19 vaccination. Attendance at wedding events at homes is capped at 30, with compliance to precautionary measures.
Permits will be given for community sports events, concerts and social and institutional events from 17 May, on the condition that attendees and participants have been vaccinated for COVID-19 and observe the latest precautionary measures as required under the permit type.
Max. attendance allowed for such events that receive permits after the updated measures come into effect on 17 May, is 1,500 for indoor events & 2,500 for outdoor events. Maximum number of people allowed to sit on a single table at restaurants increased to 10 & to 6 at cafes.
Entertainment facilities and venues can have increased capacity of 70%. Hotels can raise their occupancy ceiling to 100%. Music concerts, community sports events & social events will be allowed on the condition that all attendees and staff have received the COVID-19 vaccine.
News Source: Dubai Media Office