ABU DHABI, JULY 3, 2020 — Several parks and public beaches in Abu Dhabi reopened on Friday, July 3, strictly implementing precautionary measures and protocols. This is in accordance with the first phase of reopening parks and beaches in Abu Dhabi, per announcements issued by The Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT), in coordination with the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA).
The following destinations have been opened:
- Umm Al Emarat Park
- Khalifa Park - Abu Dhabi
- Salimi Park in Al Ain
- Madinat Zayed Public Park in Al Dhafrah
- Corniche Public Beach
- Al Hudayriat Beach
- Al Mirfa Beach in Al Dhafrah
The DMP mandated that the the visitor’s capacity at these sites shall be maintained at 40 percent, along with a reduced car park capacity of 50 percent. Other reopenings will be announced soon.
Current Protocols in Place
DMT and NCEMA implemented several policies which visitors must comply with, as follows:
- There must be prior booking via the smart services platform (Smart Hub).
- All visitors must present a COVID-19 test result via AlHosn App upon entry.
- Body temperature shall be measured upon arrival. Individuals with temperatures over 37.5 C will be denied access.
- Face masks shall be worn at all times.
- Visitors must adhere to two (2) metres physical distancing.
- A maximum of four (4) people are permitted to group together.
F&B outlets shall also operate at a 30 percent seating capacity. A maximum of four people are allowed per table. Disposable cutlery shall be used, and hand sanitisers must be available. Tables shall also be kept at a minimum of 2.5 metres apart. All equipment, seats and dining tables must be regularly cleaned and sanitised after each use.
Staff working at these sites must wear masks and gloves at all times, monitor their body temperatures regularly and keep a physical distance of 2 metres.