The authorities urge residents to avoid social gatherings and choose to interact with friends or family members virtually.
The local authorities in Abu Dhabi announced several Covid-19 precautions to be taken during social events during the Eid al-Adha.
The six-day public holiday will begin on Monday, and community members are expected to organize gatherings, outings, night camps and hiking trips with family, relatives and friends. However, after the first three public holidays, there has been a substantial increase in new virus cases.
The authorities have announced a series of new measures, including the restoration of the national disinfection plan and capacity restrictions for restaurants and cafes.
On Friday, the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Committee, together with the Ministry of Health-Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi Public Health Center, approved general preventive and preventive measures to protect public health and community safety during Eid al-Adha.
“Use online communication platforms to extend Eid’s greetings and blessings. Avoid social gatherings and choose to interact with friends and family virtually,” the committee said.
“Elderly people and people with chronic diseases should limit going out as much as possible. Avoid giving gifts to children, especially money. Send money digitally to avoid bank visits.”
The committee urged community members to take all precautions, including washing hands frequently, wearing masks, and maintaining social distancing.