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Covid-19: UAE lifts curfew as disinfection campaign ends

UAE authorities have also lifted the ban on allowing children under 12 to enter shopping centres across the country

Covid-19: UAE lifts curfew as disinfection campaign ends

Al Dhaheri said that while the country-wide disinfection campaign is now over, public buildings will be disinfected on a regular basis.

The UAE’s government has ended curfew and lifted restrictions on movement at night as it announces the completion of the National Sterilisation Programme.

According to Dr. Saif Al Dhaheri, the spokesperson for the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority, the end of curfew applies to all UAE residents.

Additionally, Al Dhaheri said that while the country-wide disinfection campaign is now over, public buildings will be disinfected on a regular basis.

UAE authorities have also lifted the ban on allowing children under 12 to enter shopping centres across the country.

In a separate announcement, the Abu Dhabi Media Office tweeted that residents may now move freely with Abu Dhabi, and leave the emirate without a permit. The entry ban to Abu Dhabi remains in place, with the exception of certain exempted categories of people.

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