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Abu Dhabi limits capacity for taxis, restos, malls, public places


DUBAI – Authorities in Abu Dhabi announced a new set of measures to start on Monday (July 19) as Eid Al Adha begins in the country.

Capacity for many public places, including restaurants, beaches, parks and public transport has been reduced to 50 percent.

The lowered capacity limit of 50 percent also extends to private beaches and swimming pools, gyms and spas.

Capacity at malls has been limited to 40 percent while cinemas can only allow 30 percent of its capacity of cinemagoers.

For taxis, a maximum of three passengers will be allowed to travel, while up to four passengers are allowed to board seven-seater taxis.

Mosques will be open during Eid Al Adha prayers, which will be limited to 15 minutes. However, mosques on outer roads and petrol stations will not hold prayers.

Authorities urged the elderly, children and those suffering from chronic diseases to avoid going to mosques to perform Eid prayers. ICA/Expat Media

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