In a new precautionary step, as part of efforts to contain the outbreak of the Corona virus, the UAE Ministry of Health and Community Protection and the National Emergency and Crisis Authority decided to close all commercial centers, shopping malls and open markets that include the sale of fish, vegetables and meat and exclude “in fish, vegetables and meat markets” dealing with companies Supply and wholesale, while the General Authority of Civil Aviation announced the suspension of all flights for a period of two weeks
The Ministry of Health, Community Protection and the National Emergency and Crisis Authority explained that the food outlets “cooperative societies, groceries, supermarkets” and pharmacies are excluded for a period of two weeks, and it is possible to review and evaluate, provided that it is valid after 48 hours.
It was also decided that restaurants will not be allowed to receive customers and only be satisfied with order delivery service and home delivery.
All flights suspended:
In addition, it was decided to suspend all flights of passengers and transit to and from the Emirates for a period of two weeks, provided that it is effective 48 hours after the publication of the decision, subject to review and evaluation, in response to precautionary and preventive measures to prevent the spread of the new Corona virus “Covid-19”.
The General Authority of Civil Aviation said in a statement issued on Sunday night to Monday that the decision does not include the necessary cargo and evacuation flights with taking all precautionary and preventive measures according to the recommendations of the Ministry of Health and Community Protection
The Civil Aviation Authority stated that new requirements for examination and isolation will be introduced in case of continuing later to resume flights aimed at protecting passengers, flight crew and airport staff from the risks of infection
On Saturday, the UAE announced a temporary closure of public and private beaches, parks, private and public swimming pools, cinemas and sports halls designated for training temporarily from Sunday for a period of two weeks subject to review and evaluation, in order to reduce the outbreak of the Corona virus, as approved by the Ministry of Health and Community Protection and the National Emergency Management Authority And crises and disasters