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Dubai's water parks given the go-ahead to reopen

Government circular outlines a number of strict instructions for operators and visitors to water attractions

Dubai's water parks given the go-ahead to reopen

Facilities have been closed since March as part of government directives aimed at mitigating the spread of the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

Water parks and water attractions in Dubai have been given the go-ahead to reopen, subject to strict health and safety guidelines.

A circular from Dubai Government confirmed that the facilities can resume operations from Tuesday, at 50 percent capacity, although “all water parks, water attraction should go under deep cleaning, water quality test should be done before reopening”.

Regular disinfection of areas must also be carried out, while social distancing of two metres in common areas must be observed, according to the myriad of instructions from authorities.

However, children’s soft play areas, ball pits, climbing walls and trampolines are to remain closed.

For a full list of the health and safety measures, click here.

Facilities have been closed since March as part of government directives aimed at mitigating the spread of the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

However, the emirate is gradually opening back up. On Friday it was announced that swimming pools across the emirate were to reopen, also subject to stringent government restrictions.

While shopping malls, cinemas, gyms and beaches have also reopened.

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