Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management has announced COVID-19 precautionary measures for the holy month of Ramadan.
The guidelines are aligned with the measures announced recently by the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA).
- The Committee advised the public not to hold large social gatherings during Ramadan, especially to avoid exposing the elderly and people with chronic diseases to COVID-19 risks
- Ramadan tents as well as Iftar and donation tents are prohibited in Dubai
- Individuals can perform Taraweeh prayers in mosques in Dubai on the condition that precautionary measures are strictly observed
- The maximum duration of prayers (Taraweeh and Isha) has been capped at 30 minutes
- A decision regarding the Qiyam-ul-layl prayer performed on the last 10 days of Ramadan will be announced later based on an evaluation of the situation
#Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management, headed by @sheikhmansoor, announces precautionary measures for Ramadan. The measures are aligned with the guidelines announced by @NCEMAUAE.https://t.co/Sw4UqOxznW pic.twitter.com/g0SoYeAqxB— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) March 18, 2021