UAE is partially lifting its coronavirus lockdown measures

From 24 April, residents will be allowed to leave their homes between the hours of 6am and 10pm without a permit.

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The UAE is partially lifting its coronavirus lockdown measures.

From 24 April, residents will be allowed to leave their homes between the hours of 6am and 10pm without a permit.

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While outside, individuals must observe measures imposed by government, including wearing a mask and staying 2m apart.

A statement from the Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management said: "Despite the difficult circumstances the world is facing today, the UAE has set an example for dealing with the crisis.

“The guidance and follow up of the leadership, the combined efforts of all stakeholders and the close integration of various measures and initiatives helped the country deal effectively with the crisis.

“This was also made possible through the commitment of all individuals and institutions both in the private and public sector.

“All measures undertaken by the country have been driven by the objective of safeguarding everyone’s safety and wellbeing.”

Iindividuals are permitted to exercise for 1-2 hours a day in the area of their residence.

Reported cases as well as recoveries are continuing across the GCC.

Saudi Arabia has reported 1,158 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the kingdom to 13,930. Meanwhile, 113 more people have recovered, taking the tally to 1,925.

Some 2,399 cases have been logged in Kuwait and Oman has 1,716.

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