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Sharjah updates guidelines for social and family reunions, weddings


Sharjah has updated the Covid-19 precautionary measures to be followed at home rallies and social events.

For social gatherings, the number of participants was limited to 50 people at home and 100 people in the halls.

The physical distance should also be maintained at 4 meters, the Sharjah Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Team announced on Sunday.

Meanwhile, wedding tents will now be allowed with a maximum capacity of 200 people – provided all precautionary measures are in place and social distancing is observed.

However, participation in all events is limited to those fully vaccinated and able to feature Green Pass status on the Alhosn app, the official WAM news agency reported.

In addition, during social events, only half of the capacity of each table will be allowed, with the duration of the event not exceeding four hours.

Authorities urged people with chronic illnesses, the elderly and anyone with symptoms of illness not to attend the events.

Authorities also urged the public to adhere to Covid-19 preventive measures, wear masks, maintain sterilization, avoid hand and nose tremors and hugs, and ensure physical distance between individuals. .

The United Arab Emirates reported 391 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, marking the first time in more than a year that cases are below 400.

The ministry also announced two deaths from complications from Covid, bringing the death toll in the country to 2,075.

Read: Covid-19: United Arab Emirates reports 391 new cases, 505 recoveries


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