Dubai Media Office has released new guidelines on face masks.
#Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management announces a set of guidelines on the use of face masks outside the house and in public areas for different age groups. The new guidelines are based on the recommendations of the COVID-19 Command and Control Centre. pic.twitter.com/fZ4hktZ9tO— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) May 31, 2020
Citizens may only remove their masks, under the following conditions:
- During specific treamtents that involve the eyes, nose, throat or teeth.
- In the office, solely when you are alone and/or not surrounded by others.
- Engaging in a rigorous exercise. (I suddenly feel super athletic)
- Driving alone or with members of the same family.
Certain citizens, under the following categories, are exempted from wearing the masks entirely:
- People with cognitive, intellectual and sensory disorders. Official medical report must be provided.
- People who require suplemental oxygen or have severe respiratory conditions. Official medical report must be provided.
- Children under the age of six.
These rules apply to wearing face masks in public areas. Anyone found violating any of the terms above will face a fine of Dhs3000.