Dubai on Monday lifted various restrictions in reference to the COVID-19 virus. It has allowed hotels in the regional tourism hub to run at full capacity. The city has also allowed concerts and sports events where all attendees and participants have been vaccinated.
The United Arab Emirates ranks highest among the COVID-19 testing and vaccination rates worldwide.
Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management stated social distancing and compulsory face masks will continue. Capacities for various restaurants and entertainment venues are also increased.
Dubai has accelerated to keep its economy, which relies on international trade and business, open through the pandemic after a primary lockdown. The emirate is expecting to organize the Expo 2020 world fair in October, aspiring to invite millions of overseas visitors.
The UAE has recently banned travel from various countries. These include banned entry from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka to defend against the spread of the highly contagious Indian COVID-19 variant.