Swab test to enter Sharjah Police, RAK restrictions

DG Staff

SHARJAH 11 February 2021: The Emergency Crisis and Disaster Team in the Emirate of Sharjah has approved several precautionary measures initiated by the Sharjah Police (SP) for its employees and clients to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19).

The team approved the mandatory pre-examination of the nasal swab (PCR) for all its clients to enter the main building of the SP or its buildings in the emirate, including all customer happiness centres, starting 11th February, 2021, except those vaccinated in national vaccination programmes, and volunteers in clinical studies of vaccines.

Sharjah Police called on all its clients to complete their transactions through its smart application “Sharjah police” or the “Police Station in Your Phone” available on the MOI UAE application, stressing its keenness to provide smart services to its clients, which contribute to completing their transactions easily without the need for visiting the services centres, said Wam.

RAK reduces capacity at hotels, parks, beaches and gyms

Ras Al Khaimah has introduced new tougher measures as part of efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus in the Emirate.

During a remote meeting, the Emirate’s emergency, crisis and disaster management team decided that operating capacities across various establishments are to be reduced; with entertainment venues, cinemas, fitness centres, gyms, pools and private beaches at hotels operating at a maximum capacity of 50 percent.

In addition, public beaches and parks should operate at 70 percent, while shopping malls at 60 percent.

‏The decision also limits the number of individuals allowed at family and social gatherings, such as weddings, to a maximum of 10 people, and a maximum of 20 people at funerals.

Restaurants and cafes are also required to maintain a 2-metre distance between tables, where no more than four people are allowed to sit together, unless they belong to the same family.

The team also reminded the public to keep a two-metre distance from others, and to adhere to set precautionary and preventive measures.

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