Almost 70 parks in Dubai reopen following the 3-phase plan which concludes on 25th May, 2020. If you have missed going out for a run or exercising on the grass, then you can access the 70 parks that have opened their doors on Monday, 18th May.
The usual restrictions like such as no smoking, littering, no picking plants, no shisha and no camping stay in place, however a new set of Coronavirus restrictions and regulations have been released by the authorities to ensure safety of the visitors.
“The updates allow the opening of public parks with strict enforcement of specific preventive measures,” said a statement on the government’s news agency, Wam.
Top 5 Rules That You Need To Follow:
Are you in good health?
Before you cheer as the parks in Dubai reopen, make sure that you are fit and fine before stepping out of your home. Only leave the house if you do not show any symptoms of Covid-19. Even if you have the slightest cough or cold, do not step out as you might endanger the lives of others around you.
Wear A Mask
It is mandatory for everyone steeping out of their homes to wear a mask, including the kids. This will ensure that you are safe and so that you do not get infected. Also,masks are mandatory for all the park staff as well. Make sure you follow all the Coronavirus restrictions that have been put in place.
Wear Disposable Gloves
It is mandatory for all the visitors to wear gloves to gain access to the park. The park has multiple surfaces like swings, benches and jungle gyms which increase the risk of infection from surface contact. Also, please make sure that you dispose off the gloves as soon as you leave the park to avoid coming in contact with any virus that might be on them.
Practice Social Distancing
While the parks in Dubai reopen,the only way to curb the spread of the Coronavirus is to practice social distancing. This has been said time and again and should be followed religiously whenever you step out of the house. When you go to the park make sure that you are 2 meters apart from each visitor. Social distancing at public places is set to be the new normal and should be followed to ensure your safety and of the others around you as well.
Carry A Hand Sanitizer
It is important to sanitize your hands when you go in and out of the park to get rid of any virus or germs that might be on them. Also, sanitize your hands after touching any surface in the parks. Make sure that you do not touch your face or eyes with dirty hands.
All the visitors must adhere to the Coronavirus restrictions and rules issues by the Dubai Municipality. It is important to follow all the rules so that you can be safe and healthy at all times. If you feel any discomfort or illness, please do not take any chances. Stay indoors and only go out once you feel healthy.