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Shisha Temporarily Banned in Dubai

Shisha Temporarily Banned in Dubai - Coming Soon in UAE
12 March 2020

Due to the outbreak of coronavirus worldwide, the Dubai authorities decided to ban the use of shisha in all cafes and restaurants of the emirate from March 12 for two weeks.

The ban was officially announced by Dubai Media Office. This step was taken in order to maximize the preservation of the health, well-being, and safety of citizens and tourists. In particular, a message on the official Twitter page published on March 12 says “Dubai Government directs all shisha cafes and coffee shops to stop serving Shisha immediately for 2 weeks as a precautionary measure”.

Since it is known that the virus is transmitted by airborne droplets and remains on the surfaces for up to nine days, such measures cannot be considered an excessive precaution. To make sure that all venues strictly comply with the order, special inspections will be provided to monitor the situation.

All over the world, governments and individual organizations are taking measures to prevent the spread of the virus, including restrictions on mass gatherings and the postponement of events involving a large crowd of people. Dubai’s government is also concerned about the situation and is taking all measures to ensure the safety of people.

In addition to restrictions on the use of shisha, other measures were also taken – employees were allowed to work from home, recommendations were made to limit business meetings and foreign trips, people were provided with sanitary supplies in the required quantities, additional disinfection measures were taken, and much more.

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