- Dubai eases restrictions on personal movement and allowing businesses to operate at 50 percent
- Gyms and cinemas have opened Wednesday onwards.
- Nightly restrictions will be pushed back from 8 pm to 11 pm and be lifted at 6 am each morning.
Social distancing rules still apply, and masks must be worn at all times.
With businesses reopening from 6 am until 11 pm as of Wednesday, May 27, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has updated public transport timings. The new timings extend the operating hours of services including the Dubai metro, tram, buses, marine transport, and taxis, in line with new movement update from 6 am until 11 pm.
As for city bus services, 902 buses will start operating on 142 routes from 6 am to 11 pm, during the National Sterilization Program, 74 buses will be operating on routes 8, 10, 12, A13, 17, C01, C07, F18, F21, F34, F43 and X23 – serving 19 public and private hospitals.
As for Marine transport, seven lines will be operating from 7 am until 10 pm, while Tourist lines, Dubai Water Canal lines will remain closed.
Taxis services will be from 6 am until 11 pm, although they will also be operating during national disinfection hours as an on-demand service.
The gyms to open their doors for the first time since March with all the restrictions placed to decrease cross-contamination. With the opening of business comes specific conditions attached.
Users must keep two meters apart, personal trainers must keep to two clients per session, masks must be worn at all times and all shared equipment must be regularly sanitized.
Class times are reduced to allow for additional cleaning and changing rooms would remain closed. Certain pieces of equipment now have partitions that separate static equipment.