Dh50,000 fine for Dubai parties that violate Covid-19 rules


DUBAI – A recent advisory by the Dubai Media Office warned residents that they will be liable to a fine of up to Dh50,000 for hosting crowded parties.

While Dubai has allowed limited social gatherings to resume in the emirate, authorities said that precautionary measures must still be observed.

A maximum of 30 people is allowed at social gatherings in homes, while up to 200 people are allowed at gatherings in hotels, tents, weddings, and other community events.

Events must only be held for up to four hours. The elderly, people with chronic conditions and anyone experiencing symptoms of Covid-19 should refrain from attending events.

Violators will be subject to a Dh50,000 fine for organizing events that violate Covid-19 rules, while participants will be fined Dh15,000 each. ICA/Expat Media

More Dubai rules for parties

1. Social distancing, or one person per four square metres of venue space
2. No physical contact among attendees
3. Wear face masks at all times
4. Face masks may be removed when seated at your table
5. Maximum of five guests per table
6. Guests must not sit face to face
7. Guests must maintain minimum distance of 1.5 metres from others
8. Tables must be spaced at least 2 metres apart

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