Dubai issues COVID-19 protocol during Eid Al Adha

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Even as cases of COVID 19 have been steadily falling and rate of recoveries have gone up, the Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) public health department has issued an advisory to residents to continue to follow rules of social distancing, hand washing and wearing of masks to ensure a healthy and happy Eid Al Adha.

Dr Badreya Al Harmi, Director of Public Health Protection Department at the DHA said people must exercise extreme precautions while going to beauty salons during Eid. All COVID 19 sanitation steps have to be followed while going to malls and restaurants with family members.

Specific guidelines issued by public health department

Going to beauty centres and salons in Eid

• Stay home if you have a fever or any respiratory symptom

• Maintain physical distancing

• Wear the face mask properly

• Avoid touching others and shaking hands

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• Refuse the service if you notice that the staff has any symptoms and inform the manager

• Avoid touching your mouth, nose and eyes and keep your hands clean

• It is best to use your own grooming tools for shaving, haircutting and manicures, if not available, then make sure the tools used are sterilised

• Pay by card or smart pay

Visiting restaurants and cafés during Eid

• Stay home if you have a fever or any respiratory symptom

• Eating with a face mask on is difficult so make sure you maintain physical distancing

• Sanitise or wash your hands before and after eating

• Avoid raw foods

• Don’t share food or drinks with others on the table

• Avoid eating with your hands and use single-use cutlery

• Pay by card or smart pay

Visiting malls during Eid

• Stay home if you have a fever or any respiratory symptom

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• Maintain physical distancing

• Wear the face mask properly

• Sanitise your hands after touching surfaces

• Wash your hands regularly

• Pay by card or smart pay

Eating healthy during Eid

• Don’t overindulge in sweets and heavy meat dishes

• Chew the food slowly to ensure good digestion

• Avoid overeating and abstain from fatty food and fizzy drinks

• Stick to healthy homemade food

• Beef and lamb meat take long to digest. If you must have them, then eat them in moderation.

• Avoid fried food or meals that are high in fat and sugar

• Have fresh fruits, veggies and whole grain crackers instead.

• Drink at least 8-10 glasses of water daily

• Exercise or go for a walk to help aid digestion

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