Ras Al Khaimah extends COVID-19 safety measures until April 8

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Authorities in Ras Al Khaimah have announced the extension of COVID-19 precautionary measures until April 8.

The Emirate's Emergency Crisis and Disaster Team said the decision aims to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Capacity limits, which were introduced in early February for shopping malls, hotels and public beaches, will continue.

Entertainment venues, cinemas, fitness centres, gyms, pools and private beaches at hotels will operate at 50 per cent capacity, while malls will be limited to 60 per cent.

Capacity at public beaches and parks will be 70 per cent.

Restaurants and cafes will be allowed to seat four people at a table, with a two-metre space set between tables.

Family gatherings will be limited to 10 people, with a 20-people limit for funerals.

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